An NS train consisting of four SD40's is made up and ready to leave in the morning. This yard was closed during the Conrail era and NS opened it again after it took over.
No one seemed to take notice that a "REAL" PRR locomotive
was leading the 11A today as it left Altoona headed to Conway. NS 3433 heritage goes as, NS 3433, CR 6976, CR 6335, PC 6082, Nee-PRR 60... (more)
With an interesting consist up front (including the beautiful PRR Heritage Unit third out), 11A trudges west through the plant at CP Leets with a 130+ car train. Nice to see the PRR Heritage Unit ... (more)
The latest " NS HERITAGE UNIT" ... PRR is 3rd out on todays westbound 11A
A helper set, with one engine still in Conrail paint, splits the signals at CP MO as they head the next train in need of a shove. Also of note is that the 3433 has not had its marker lights compl... (more)
Shoving 21Q West!
NS 14G's rear helper shoves the heavy manifest at a colorful Cassandra!
3433 and 3375 give 20R a shove East!
After a pause at CP-MO to get a helper ahead, this loaded coal drag proceeds down the mountain on track two in a brief patch of sunlight.
Coal drag with Conrail blue leader comes off the mountain and passes the still-manned Alto Tower.
After cutting off from their train, a pair of SD40-2's pull up for their signal at CP C as the engineer gives a wave.