Pushers on the rear pass the greaser heading East past Carney's Crossing.
The shot I was waiting for the whole weekend finally came late in the day on Sunday: Conrail locomotives crawling up track one at Lilly with a long train in tow!!!
A trio of Dash 9's blast up track 2 with a western visitor and a high priority trailer train in tow...
A pair of SD40-E's hurry up the slope on track 1, emitting an impressive amount of powder...
A classic spot, a classic angle and a cover of fresh snow...
An eastbound autorack train heads up the west slope in the middle of a snow squall. This would be the last train before a three hour dead period...
NS 23W blasts west through Carney's Crossing in Lilly, kicking up some snow along the way!
The day the blizzard ended on the West Slope, we were able to dig out and head towards Lilly. Here, a very late 14G, with helpers on both the front and back, heads east under the overpass. To the ... (more)
About a week and a half ago I caught the very same unit on the very same train but about 80 miles to the West of here.
SD40E 6312 and another shove an eastbound stack train at Lilly, PA on track two while 2 more SD40E's overtake them on track one.
NS westbound coal glides down the west slope with the dynamic brakes whining all the way.
It's getting harder and harder to see all blue on PPLX trains. Still, two out of three is pretty good in '09!
20V's helper set passes MP 254 on its ascension of the West Slope.
7210 is working hard, as the lone helper on C90. Two more 80MACs are up front, leading the coal train upgrade on the West Slope.