NS 650 waits at CP MO for its head-end helpers to hook up before heading east towards Gallitzin and Altoona on a beautiful Fall night.
Two 70MACs bring a bit of variety to the Trenton Line as they pass the ex-Reading station in Hopewell.
H76 cruises through Stanton Station, MP 54 on the Lehigh Line on its way to work the Black River & Western interchange at Three Bridges.
Just after sunset, NS 32A coasts into the siding between MP 53 and 51 to wait for H76 to head west on the main.
After switching the Black River & Western 'yard' in Three Bridges, NS 5124 leads local H76, past the red house in downtown Three Bridges on the ex-CNJ Flemington Branch.
Engineer, Ross Rowland, poses for photos with a family in front of #40 as the train fills with children and adults bound for the "North Pole".
The closure of a portion of Aquetong Rd. just west of the crossing allowed for easier than normal parking (the middle of the road) for addition shots while chasing.
The Polar Express trains provide an opportunity to shoot both ends of the train where light allows such as the 2nd trestle at Hood. 6-axle C30-7 #7087 leads the train back to New Hope station afte... (more)
The calm after the storm.
An eastbound Keystone tries to outrun its own wake as it flies through Princeton Junction.
As originally predicted, heavy snow begins to fall for the 2:30PM run to Lahaska after an early morning dusting.
The calm before the storm.
CN 3254 gets her ashes dropped for the last time in 2009 and will be taken to the shop for winter maintenance in preparation for an eventful 2010.
NS 3420 and two Dash9s spend the night sitting quietly under the Woodbridge Rd. overpass in Sewaren after bringing 68Q into Motiva earlier.