A train of nearly new coal gons from PPL's Montour Power Plant returns to Shire Oaks, PA for reloading. During this same time period, NS was transitioning assigned power for "Ridge" trai... (more)
Ten years after the Conrail split the numbers have changed but the color remains the same. NS 3361 former Conrail SD40-2, 6415 and NS 6744 former Conrail SD60I, 5621, are at North Yard in Winston-... (more)
An NS local poses nicely beneath a vintage N&W CPL cantilever signal at the west end of Roanoke Yard just after sunset.
CSX Z725, the NS tranfer job, departs CSX's Pinoca Yard with 15 cars for the NS, with freshly repainted ex-CR SD40-2 #3361 leading. L195 can be seen in the background with CSXT C40-8W #7920
This ex-Conrail SD40-2 gets the day off for Easter Sunday in the Pomona Yard.
Once a common sight on Strawberry Ridge trains, the trios of ex-Con SD40-2s have been replaced by SD60s
NS 67Z's rear helper works hard to crest Carney Hill.
The "Silver Snake" rolls West thru Greensburg with brand new PPLX coal gons.
Northbound with a empty coal hopper train with two ex Conrail engines, in late afternoon sun. Soon too pass MP 213 above CP Linden.
NS 536 begins it's 75 mile journey to Lock Haven in Tyrone, near Altoona. See EXIF data for shot details.
NS 3361 leads a gon train out of the tunnel under the town of Callitzin. This is the way this scene is suppose to look with Big Blue on the point!
Y39's EMD power smoke it up in dramatic lighting.
I almost lucked out and got a side by side meet here, but C39 was just a few seconds behind the coal train.
Coal loads for Pennsylvania Power and Light roll eastbound behind a trio of SD40-2s.