Q015 rumbles across the Yough' River in beautiful morning light on a calm Saturday morning.
Following K055, this coal train is coming off the Mon Sub and had just entered the Pittsburgh Sub and will crossover from #2 to #1 track after the K055 clears the interlocking just west of here.
WE 6310 takes an eastbound high above on the Mingo Creek trestle, but also ducking under Route 43.
As the sun sets behind the hills that line Pittsburgh, The Roadrailer, NS 262, snakes above Carson Street on the Mon Line
Q148 with an Ex Conrail leader, with operating marker lights mind you, heads east through the popular railfanning location at Berea, OH. Just above the first well car you can see an Eastbound NS ... (more)
D750 heading east as light power through Kent
WE 3067 leads coke loads out of Temple Tunnel.
High above Ginger Hill road and below Route 43, coke loads from Monessen head west towards Rook. Shortly afterwards, strong thunderstorms would move through the area.
Blue skies grace southwest Pennsylvania as coke loads from Monessen, PA head West towards Rook over the Sudan Trestle.
After strong storms have passed through the area, the sun makes an appearance just in time for coke loads to head west towards Rook just outside of Charleroi.
UP 2002 takes charge of Q016 in downtown Kent.
As the sun starts to set on Norfolk Southerns West Slope on the Pittsburgh Line, 538 grinds its way uphill under the 257 signals with a set of helpers ahead and a 4 pack on the rear.
With 20Q visible far across the Alleghenies, the helpers give some dynamic braking to assist in the long decent into Altoona.
As an eastbound takes the southwest connection at Deshler, Q133 comes into play taking the southeast connection, both entering the Toledo Sub from the Garret/Willard Subs.
Because of the derailment at Saint Joe, Indiana, NS handled a few CSX reroutes. R70 runs across the Maumee River Bridge in Toledo.