An eastbound loaded coal train does its best without a helper to make the grade up the west slope of Sand Patch.
An unusual westbound loaded coal train behind the Thrifty warehouse in Altoona with a pair of NS's newest locos. Train is a South Fork to Portsmouth, OH train and Altoona isn't on the way... Also ... (more)
A pair of 80MAC's drift under the new and old signals past Alto Tower. Won't be long now before these icons of the Pennsy disappear.
The engineer of #9 strikes a pose just before the assult on Mt. Washington.
The #9 Waumbek makes the only steam run of the day to the top of Mt. Washington. The sun glints off the track highlighting the steep climb to the summit.
Erie 833 looks good in the dark posing on the former Erie Turntable
A loaded coal train eases past Alto Tower, still manned, but may be closed by the end of the year.
Helper ahead eases the 10G towards "The Slide" past AR Tower.
An inbound Metra train preparing to stop in Franklin Park passes ex-UP GP40X switching Bensenville Yard.
Thought I gave myself enough time to set up and catch the PRR train coming back from Chicago Train Days, but I only had enough time to get out of the car and snap this. She was cruising!
11A accelerates west of Conpit Jct after coming off track 3 with only 1 widecab of 5 units.
NS OCS makes its way west of Conpit Jct enroute to the Kentucky Derby.
A loaded train crests the summit of Crawford Hill in Belmont preparing to release the 2 unit helper on the end.
2 units work hard upgrade with a long empty train across the old Virginian trestle in Oakvale.
Northbound waits for a new crew with OC 4602 in the mix.