Back when there were auto manufacturing plants in the Northeast, Linden and Metuchen, NJ generated appreciable traffic - such as symbol LMPI that carried auto racks and hi cube boxcars. The train ... (more)
The standard helper set, a pair of SD40-2s, assist the road power on symbol LMPI climbing the grade above Sugar Run valley between MG and Bennington. Another set of SD40-2s were on the rear end. S... (more)
Conrail 6268 is a former LMS unit re-lettered for Conrail and looking a lot better in the process. Here it leads symbol LMPI (Linden/Metuchen-Conway) across the Juniata River near CP Long.
The Altoona Mirror reports that bids have been let for the demolition of MG Tower, located on the mountainside between Altoona and Gallitzin. Although merely a remote control interlocking for some... (more)
LMS 713 works upgrade passing MG as a set of helpers drift downgrade. The 1944 MG Block Station was built to add crossover capability on the lengthy grade from Altoona to Gallitzin, made critical ... (more)
A pair of snappers are coupled ahead of the road power on symbol LMPI as the manifest negotiates Allegrippus curve on the side of the mountain between MG and Bennington. LMPI was a Linden/Metuchen... (more)
CR 6201 and 6429 are in charge of symbol LMPI as it comes through Scotch Run curve and beneath the MP240.6 signal bridge on a gorgeous autumn afternoon.
High on the mountain above Sugar Run, symbol freight LMPI roars up the final few miles to the summit at Gallitzin. Two helpers are coupled ahead of the road power and two more helpers are on the r... (more)