P87 passes under the Southern cantilever at Biltmore, leaving Asheville Eastbound towards Old Fort and Marion in the early morning.
Headed down the mountain from Ridgecrest to Old Fort, P87 passes through Bruners Cut with their empty woodchip cars for Bridgewater.
NS loaded grain train 40T is being shoved up the slope by two SD40Es. The heavy train is working hard as it ascends on track 1.
A pair of Norfolk Southern SD40E's shove hard on the end of a loaded corn train to get it over the west slope. The train is clearing the PRR position lights that were mounted to the Jamestown Road... (more)
A pair of SD40E helpers shove hard on the rear of loaded corn train 40T to assist it over the grade in Cresson on the Pittsburgh Line.
Norfolk Southern train 40T's helper set works hard to push the massive loaded unit corn/feed train up the mountain on the Pittsburgh line. The train is seen here under the 'bridgnal' signals at mp... (more)
SD40E pushers zip up the mountain at Cassandra.
A set of helpers hurries east for their next assignment.
Two sets of helpers help a loaded coal train around the
A pair of SD40E helpers bring up the rear of a westbound stack train.
A helper set pushes a train going away through the fall foliage at Summerhill, Pa.
Helper unit 6316 was added at Altoona to drag train West.