Northbound coal loads approach Sycamore, Pa. on the ex-MGA's, now NS's, Manor Branch.
NS 8003 leads a coal train as it approaches the crest of the ex-MGA's Manor Branch.
Not long after 213 rolled through town, P99 headed south toward Charlotte, and is seen here leaning under the old cantilevers at Concord. Although not visible in this shot, P99 had the "radio... (more)
NS 8003-1056 with a south bound N22, Brownsville, PA. 10/25/2012
The 756 stops in the yard with its load delivered to Belews Creek Steam Station.
The NS 8003 leads the 756 through Watkins on the way south to Belews Creek Steam Station.
"Local" intermodal P99 takes train 218 the rest of the way from Chicago to Charlotte, though the "official" terminus is Linwood. The shadows are beginning to get long as the sun sets on this fairl... (more)
Ns train 218 stops briefly in front of me as he waits for Ns 212 to go by him on the northbound track.
NS 1068 the "Erie" heritage is trailing.
An eastbound departs Roanoke behind a C30-7 and two SD40-2s. The Second Street bridge - middle of picture - was under construction at the time of this image.
AC new power helps a loaded coal drag off the steep Gilbert Branch.
Amid a little autumn color, two new ES44AC's in pusher service drift down the Elkhorn grade for the trip back to Auville Yard.
J28, the third set of ES44AC's spotted today, look pretty spiffy against the massive cliffs that line the Pokey at War Eagle.
Brand new ES44AC's are already getting down and dirty, performing pusher service on the Pokey.