A set of helpers pushes hard on an eastbound freight through Portage, PA during a lake-effect snow squall.
The leaves are flying about as westbound pig train screams down grade through Portage behind a pair of Gevo's.
A four pack of helpers kick up some leaves as they roll west through Portage on their way to Johnstown for their next shove.
Eastbound hotshot 22W splits the PRR mast signals at "old NY" in Portage.
NS unit ethanol train 64R is greeted by a snow squall as it splits the signals at MP 258.9, where the Portage Industrial Track to the Sonman Mine breaks off the main. Smoke escapes from the traili... (more)
Fall foliage in central PA. Despite NS purchase of the line and eventual operation 9 months later, these units remained true blue. The colors at this location and time were hard to beat! Commen... (more)
Helpers head west to find some eastbounds to help.
Intermodal 21J streaks through the ex-PRR signals at Portage on an unusually warm January day.
On a surprisingly warm and clear January day on the West Slope, NS 9187, 8815, and 9450 split the ex-PRR signals at the Portage detector.
A four-pack of 80MACs split the signals in Portage.
NS 9851 splits the signals at Portage while leading 25K westward.
10N’s Helpers make the long straight climb up to Cassandra on track 1. At this speed it will take another 45 minutes to crest the mountain and enter Portage Tunnel 9 miles to the east.
Helper Set NS 3343 & 3363 (still in Conrail Blue) are shoving hard on the rear of 10N. This train has 5 more 6 axle units on the head end.
The Three Rivers is on time this morning from Chicago, running east on track 2. The two Gennys have no problem hauling this short train at speed up the west slope to the tunnels at Gallitzin. 10N ... (more)