Working very hard up the grade is NS coal drag 534 with a trio of EMD SD60I's passing some fall colors in Lilly.
NS 6739 is making its way through Altoona, Pa. It has just defended the Horseshoe Curve (HSC). This train is slowing down so that it can cut the rear SD40E helpers off. With going down the steep g... (more)
While having fun with two friends that were staying at the Station Inn, the three of us ventured down to the 249 signals. An EMD power consist and some great foliage made a great shot.
A heavy freight with two ex-Cons at the helm squeals around the tight elevated curve at Cementon NY after meeting a Q161 at Alsen at CP-106.
A pair of SD60Is lead Eastbound coal train 538 at MP 14.2 on the NS Conemaugh Line near Blairsville, PA.
NS M9G, an extra 19G, races west under Pandora Road. The train wouldn't get much farther, encountering troubles with its second unit west of TROBE.
The empty oil train K055 with a mix of power pulls west on the short 9 mile stretch of single track that exists on the New Castle Sub, in about a half of a mile it will rejoin the double track and... (more)
A loaded coal train passes through trees ad stormy conditions on its journey toward Elmore Yard.
On a rainy dreary day NS U91 emerges from the cool confines of Jenny Gap Tunnel on its way toward Elmore Yard.
This definitely isn't the first time this scene has repeated itself... Two Norfolk Southern (ex-Conrail) SD60i's lead a Pennsylvania Power & Light coal train eastbound over the venerable Shermans... (more)
On September 29th, a day before the last day on Clark's Gap, myself and several friends climbed the hill to witness the last loaded coal train climb the 2.2% grade at Garwood. The wait was longer ... (more)
Empty hopper train pulls up to a stop signal on 99 track at CP Wing.
Two nice EMDs round the reverse S curve with a large stacker on an unusually slow Saturday on the River Sub.
CSX Train Q-114 heading southbound on the Iona Island Trestle.
Twin 60's Depart Altoona
A matched set of NS SD60's start up from a stop after getting helpers hooked up to the rear of the train. What a treat it was to be there to hear these... (more)