The Pennsylvania E8's excursion train snake off the loop, passing AR tower and back on to Track 1 to Altoona for the first run of Sunday.
Often in the evening, you can spot string of empty coal cars heading back to West Virginia.
An intermodal train works hard up the final few feet into the tunnel at Gallitzin.
Amtrak's Pennsylvanian follows in the tracks of the E8's excursion train about 18 minutes later.
E8A's reach the summit on the third trip up to Gallitzin and back to Altoona.
E8A's cruise west toward Pittsburgh, late saturday afternoon.
A pair of pushers continue down the west slope past cresson engine terminal.
A mixed freight winds its way thru the Shenandoah Valley heading towards Front Royal.
A loaded coal train nears the end of the journey as crosses the eastern branch of the Elizabeth River.
A local passes by an abandoned station in roanoke rapids.
Rebuilt from a Santa Fe EMD F7, this unit works the yard at International Paper, where it receives carloads of coal, pulpwood and other supplies from Norfolk Southern and CSX Transportation.
An empty grain train heads south through the city of Franklin on a nice spring day.