The morning Pennsylvanian is eastbound over the bridge outside of Summerhill on the West Slope.
Dozens of trains crossing the diamonds daily means maintaining them every month. And maintaining them means welding them up and grinding them down, as seen here.
A CSX freight passes through New London on a quiet afternoon.
A 200 car coal train heads south past AC Tower where railfans watch from all levels.
An intermodal calmly heads to Berea after turning off the B&O in Greenwich.
A mixed freight passes the New London reservoir on its way to Willard as part of a parade of westbounds.
During a rainstorm, a pair of standard cabs lead their train into the tunnel at Gallitzin.
A fence is all that separates these young girls, here for a birthday party, from the object of their attention, a CSX freight.
A pair of pushers passes a lonely bench at Cassandra on a cold morning in March.
A pair of veterans on these rails give a coal drag a push past the the Borough of Lilly on a cold afternoon.
Two coal trains meet near the summit, with loads starting their way down, and empties still fighting their way up.
A pair of old school locomotives push hard on the back of a long intermodal train on a cold day at the railfan overlook in Cassandra.
The helpers on this coal drag cast long shadows on a cold afternoon in the mountains.
A very long intermodal gets help both uphill and down from this pair of helpers as it goes down the slide.
An orchestra of light. A light helper set glides by on track two, while an intermodal lights up the slide an beyond, with its FRED flashing by after it.