Big MACs. Norfolk Southern SD80MACs 7201 (ex-CR 4102) and 7212 (ex-CR 4120) sit at South Fork, Pennsylvania on the afternoon of Saturday, May 4, 2019. These 5,000 horsepower units were from... (more)
Running west on track one, SD80MAC 7215 leads NS C47, a loaded coal train. With the cab signal project moving west on the Pittsburgh Line, the MP 258 signals at Portage have only a few weeks left ... (more)
A power move of SD80MACs heads towards the Cresson Engine House passing under the PRR signal bridge at PT 263. This scene will soon be a thing of the past as the signal upgrade project moves ahead... (more)
A sight that won't be seen too much longer. With NS heading west with their replacement signaling moving at a fast pace, these old PRR signals at Summerhill on the Pittsburgh line will fall in sho... (more)
An EMD SD80MAC leads a loaded westbound coal train from Portage to South Fork, PA
A trio of 80 MACs in original Conrail colors lead a short, overpowered westbound C47 through Lilliy, Pa. It appears an SD40-2, in Conrail blue, and another pair of 80MACs in NS black bring up the ... (more)
NS C47 rolls empties along the South Fork Secondary on a gorgeous fall day.
SD80MAC power brings C47 east through the Cassandra cut.
South Fork local C47 hauls empty hoppers towards Cairn as it passes mismatched mileposts. Although currently MP 20 of the South Fork Secondary, this was once MP 5 on the PRR's line out of Windber... (more)
A pair of 80MAC's lead 99 empty hoppers south through the fall foliage at Rockingham. The train is bound for PBS Coals' Shade Creek Mine in Central City to load. Once loaded and back to South Fork... (more)
A pair of 80MAC's roll through Rockingham on the headend of a train of empty hoppers bound for the PBS Coals loadout a couple miles to the south at Central City.
New crossing signals have been installed in Windber but have yet to be cut in, so a cop still has to protect the crossing every a coal train rolls through town and today was no exception as C47 sl... (more)
C47 starts to load the empty coal train just north of Windber.
C47 slowly creeps into Windber.
NS C47 with two SD80macs up front and 3 on the rear head for Windber load out.