With the winds howling at 40-50 mph and sirens going off in the distance, I could still hear this heavy coal drag grinding uphill for the better part of a half hour as it finally appears in the s... (more)
NS 35A had the 8302 leading, one of only a handful that can lead on the Pittsburgh Line due to Cab Signals. These locomotives are endangered as all are slated to enter the D8.5 program.
An eastbound stack train works the grade at Lilly passing under the classic PRR signal bridge.
NS 35A with a pure classic leader passes through Lilly on its way to Conway
Working very hard up the grade is NS coal drag 534 with a trio of EMD SD60I's passing some fall colors in Lilly.
Triple Seven approaches the PRR style position light signals at Lilly on the mainlines West Slope.
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Westbound with fall colors.
Gone from the West Slope are both blue ex-Conrail units as well as SD40-2 helper sets. A four-pack of 40-2s, with NS 3349 bringing up the rear, shoves a loaded coal train east as NS 9285 overtakes... (more)
An Eastbound oil train grinds up grade under the classic PRR signal bridge.
Norfolk Southern 911, the railroad's "Honoring First Responders"-liveried locomotive and a sister SD60E wraps 36A's train around the super elevated curve at Lilly in the early morning of... (more)