An eastbound manifest turns the corner around the curve on the PRR mainline through Mapleton, PA as it turns out, an empty hopper train enters the westbound block at Jacks and activates the 193W s... (more)
The Lackawanna heritage unit bursts out of the fog and into the early morning sunshine, passing underneath the former Pennsylvania Railroad signal bridge that has faithfully protected the "Br... (more)
NS 20W passes through Mapleton with SD90MAC 7312 leading!
The morning fog has given way to sunshine as NS 4270 leads the Savanna bound OCS east as it rounds the sweeping curve in Mapleton. Taken 8/23/15.
Amtrak 42, "The Pennsylvanian," takes the ex Pennsy signals at MP 193. Only three of Amtraks P32's (512, 513, 514) have the cab signals necessary to lead on the NS Pittsburgh Line.
An eastbound manifest glides through the super-elevated curve and beneath the venerable PRR-era signal bridge at Mapleton, PA.
The 2nd was the 1st.... NS' Second GP59E rebuild to be released from Juniata shops in Altoona 4651, once was the First ever GP59 built by EMD, as EMD 8, which became NS 4606.
Working the local are two of Norfolk Southern's newest rebuilds NS 4651 GP59E and the NS 611 RP-M4C slug coming off the mainline getting ready to work the sand plant.