After 4 years of keeping my eye on the weather, the sun's movement back and forth between the northern and southern hemisphere, and the NS supplying a train at the right point in time, it all came... (more)
Eastbound intermodal, NS 20T, rolls into Altoona after nightfall.
Eastbound NS 20T coasts down the Rock Creek sag east of Rockfield, IN on a single digit frigid January evening.
The last sunlight of the day glints off eastbound NS 20T's locomotives and containers at Buck Creek, IN. I have been waiting a long time for this photo opportunity where a train arrives in time fo... (more)
Warm sunny weather has finally hit Central Pennsylvania. Eastbound intermodal 20T drifts down into Altoona with the Wabash Heritage SD70ACe leading. The train would terminate in Harrisburg later i... (more)
A pair of Norfolk Southern EMD SD40E's assist in keeping a long stack train in check as it navigates down the east slope and past the now removed MP 245 position light signals. These signals were ... (more)
A pair of Dash 9's bracketing an SD70M-2 lead eastbound intermodal train 20T as it passes by the shuttered Alto Tower on the western edge of Altoona.
The helper on NS 20T slows the train to a stop to cut off and then head back west for another eastbound train. This view was taken from the 17th street overpass in town.
NS 20T, with a former LMS lease engine in the lead, rolls through downtown Altoona and past Alto Tower and the westbound home signals for Alto interlocking. The signals would soon be removed and r... (more)
20T passes the endangered PRR position lights at Leets. The new westbound signal cantilever is hiding in the trees to the right.
A day after the cutover from the long-standing PRR signals, CP-LUM has a new look. NS 20T comes through the interlocking with the new signals in Columbiana, OH.
Approaching 20 years in action an old warhorse soldiers on at the front of NS 20T
A Norfolk Southern intermodal train charges up the West Slope of the Norfolk Southern Pittsburgh Line as a spectator watches.