4 banger of E's (the sd40 type) push this loaded drag next to a parked coal drag.
Construction of the yellow brick road is now complete. Most of the leaves have fallen off the leaves and lay in the ROW, creating such a scene. Just last week I bagged a shot of a blue leader co... (more)
Loaded coal heads through the trench, commonly called this time of year the "Yellow Brick Road", and it's obvious why. The blue leader just stands out with the great fall color minutes away from ... (more)
Southbound approaching mp 234 blowing up snow on this cold and windy day.
Wide angle of southbound at cp Muncy in fresh snow.
Telephoto of southbound at CP Muncy signals in fresh snow. Of late I was lucky to see a lot of ex Conrail blue engines the last few weeks!
Southbound with a loaded coal train, passing thru CP Wat signals , crossing over onto Watsontown secondary track.
Southbound with a loaded coal train, approaching crossing in town.
PP&L coal train 538 pulls into Enola Yard on track G with a trio of Conrail Quality SD60I's as the snow and wind begins to pick up...
Just after 1AM we heard NS 538 calling PORT on the scanner... we crossed our fingers, realizing that ex-CR SD60's usually ran on these trains... Great Success... ISO-200, f/5.0, 1/125...
A fine looking foursome of 40E's have congregated in the floodcity on this afternoon. From left to right in the family portrait we have; NS 6308, ex NS 6519; NS 6306, ex NS 6508; NS 6300, ex NS 65... (more)
Mountains, bridges, churches and coal trains, all things that you will find plenty of in Johnstown.
Eastbound coal train 538 passes the blooming trees of Pittsburgh's West Park.
Coal train 538 heads east on the Conemaugh Line, just east of CP PENN.
NS helpers for loaded coal 538 east just before dark at Cassandra, PA.