NS 6739 is making its way through Altoona, Pa. It has just defended the Horseshoe Curve (HSC). This train is slowing down so that it can cut the rear SD40E helpers off. With going down the steep g... (more)
Northbound leading six engines and a 100 plus cars.
This is NS 534 with 2 SD60I's pulling coal cars eastbound through Summerhill, PA to the Strawberry Ridge Power plant. Four SD40E's are on the rear for the added push up hill.
Glint shot of a ballast train!
18G had departed Island Ave. Yard after setting off a cut of cars only a few minutes before 68Q came into view.
This short, overpowered Westbound manifest is rolling by CP 295 on the West side of Toledo as it heads towards the slowly setting sun.
NS 175 tops the Marion Hill at MP-75 on the Marion Branch bound for Macon GA.
I was very glad to see an older Conrail engine on point of a stacker sitting by CR 650 E. today.
This eastbound grain train snuck up on us as we stepped out looking for a westbound. Nice catch on the head end!
Ahhhh, the sweet smell of Spring.
Ex Conrail Quality SD60I curves west with NS general freight 34M on track 1 by the signal at Perkiomen Junction in the morning hours.
2 horses of a different color. A coal train heads down the "I" line towards a Ga. Power plant.
NS W8Q with its autoracks moves west to Enola as an eastbound creeps towards it on track 2. Canon 20D and 24-70mm lens, 1/320 second exp., f8.0, F.L. 45mm, ISO 100.
768 Approaches Park Street Yard.
NS 706 Heads South To Plant Yates Just 2 Miles Ahead