Just as the sun rises over the Laurel Highlands, and the morning fog burns off, X216 tackles Sand Patch Grade, ducking under the former railroad giant Western Maryland Salisbury Viaduct.
'Merica and Trains.
During a quick delivery break, the POHC Arden turn heads north through Meadowlands.
WMSR 734 flips around on the turntable at Frostburg, MD in order to head back to Cumberland as passengers and onlookers alike take in the sights and sounds of Mountain Thunder.
IC 1028 leads southbound Bessemer ore loads through RX at Albion PA
NS 5358 idles away at NS's Pitcairn Yard waiting for its next assignment.
Q135 grinds away at Sand Patch Grade, traversing Mance Curve at Mance PA on the CSX Keystone Sub.
A stack train heads west across the Conemaugh River on the Sang Hollow Extension just west of Johnstown, PA.
Railfans from all around line up to take their shot of the MGA heritage unit in DPU service on a loaded 776 ducking under the signals at PT 263 on the NS Pittsburgh Line which were recently torche... (more)
A lengthy double stack tackles the grueling grade of the West Slope on the NS Pittsburgh line as the sun dips below the horizon and shadows grow upon the scene including the signals which are boun... (more)
Amtrak 30, the Eastbound Capitol Limited, slices through thick fog and limited visibility early in the morning on the CSX Pittsburgh Sub in McKeesport PA.
Buffalo and Pittsburgh empties swing off the CSX Keystone Sub and onto the CSX Mon Sub in McKeesport PA destined for the coalfields to the south on a gorgeous spring afternoon.
BPRR coal empties bound for the coal fields of Southwest PA takes the street running at Elizabeth PA on the CSX Mon Sub.
A semi tardy Amtrak 30, the eastbound Capitol Limited, makes its why out of the steel city, Pittsburgh PA.
The NS OCS races west out of Pittsburgh, PA