Looking more like NKP 765, WNYP 638 is about to crest Keating summit as the big MLW leads two other units and 25 hoppers south to the NS interchange at Driftwood.
In preparation of a 10 MPH slow order, Engineer Mike Matson throttles his train down as he crests Keating Summit. The slow order is permanently in place due to a 2% downward grade between Keating ... (more)
The Big Show- It doesn't get to be much bigger a show then the WNYP Driftwood Turn climbing Keating Summit. Our buddy, Engineer Eric Bochman plays this M630 like a fiddle, as he approach's the sum... (more)
The Driftwood Turn is headed southbound near Keating Summit. The 39 cars (mostly empties) was nothing to the big Alco engines..they were just out enjoying a easy run on a nice summer day.
Climbing to the summit of the Keating grade, southbound WNYP 630, 637, 631, and RRPX 43 face the added challege of an October snow storm and wet rails in their fight with gravity. They won; not su... (more)
Cresting the grade at Keating Summit, Pennsylvania, the northbound DFT's four six axles, RRPX 43, WNYP 637, 631 and 630 make easy work of their short train. RRPX 43 started life in 1970 as CN 2302... (more)
The low sun highlights the curves of ALCO's six-motor Century design. This was the last shot of the day, but well worth delaying our dinner.
The Driftwood Turn crests Keating Summit on a cool Saturday Morning.
NS 30K with CN 2434 on the point ducks under the road bridge at Keating Summit.