With a helper ahead, NS 10G blasts through Portage, PA with the ex-PRR signals standing guard.
With a former Conrail locomotive in the lead, NS 10A blasts through Portage and past the former PRR signals in town.
Running west on track one, SD80MAC 7215 leads NS C47, a loaded coal train. With the cab signal project moving west on the Pittsburgh Line, the MP 258 signals at Portage have only a few weeks left ... (more)
An SD60E leads NS 35A by the MP 258 signal masts at Portage, PA.
A set of Norfolk Southern SD40E helpers glide down the slope at Portage PA. These signals, along with all the other class PRR signals on the line, are quickly disappearing, as PTC installation cre... (more)
Norfolk Southern train 19G passes the WB signals at MP 256 on the Pittsburgh line. These signals, along with all the other class PRR signals on the line, are quickly disappearing, as PTC installat... (more)
Norfolk Southern train 40T's helper set works hard to push the massive loaded unit corn/feed train up the mountain on the Pittsburgh line. The train is seen here under the 'bridgnal' signals at mp... (more)
A four pack of SD40E helper locomotives shoves loaded coal drag 590 up the West Slope of the Allegheny Mountains past the soon to be extinct color position lights at Portage.
On a sunny afternoon, NS #7010 leading NS 509 splits the Portage, PA intermediates. SD60E's are going to be the new SD60M/I's on these coal trains as they are being modified and put into regular s... (more)
Mixed freight 16N roars past the PRR signals at Portage as the Original NS heritage unit leads the train east.
A four-pack of helpers shove this manifest train up the West Slope of the Allegheny Mountains.
569 splits the PRR-era signals at 258.8 as a small sliver of sunshine shines through on a cold and cloudy October day.
A pair of SD40E helpers shove a unit tank car train past the color poisiton lights at Portage.
What better place to see true mountain railroading than the legendary West Slope? NS 6311 is the rearmost helper on eastbound freight NS 14G. This pair of SD40Es are giving it all they have to kee... (more)
A set of helpers hurries east for their next assignment.