The slow moving coal drag in grinding uphill in near white out conditions as a westbound stack train amplifies the snowy situation...
The latest to enter the 40E rebuilds and the helper pool, NS 6332 flies up the hill under the 254 signals about to go lend a "helping" hand up the east slope of things.
Somewhere behind that "sonic boom" is a train....
MACs up the hill.
In the early morning fog, NS 04T, the eastbound Pennsylvanian passes under the PRR signal bridge at Lilly.
An eastbound local knocks down the signal at Lilly, while a westbound silhouettes the former PRR signal bridge.
In the quiet community of Lilly, an eastbound loaded train struggles up hill, passing under the PRR CPL at "Lilly".
A empty hopper train blast west through Lilly.
7216 died just east of here, luckily, in front of the engine house at Cresson.
NS 7206 shoves on the tail end of a loaded welded rail train as they slowly work there way through Lilly. The maintainers in the truck are following the progression of the rail being laid.
Another SD40E helper set brings up the rear of eastbound stack train 20T in Lilly, PA.
NS 7206 dropping rail at Lilly PA
An 8-40CW, still wearing its Conrail Quality paint, leads a D9-40CW with a westbound stack train through Lilly..