After coupling to its train, NS 8098 leads the second half of H76 north towards Portland.
NS 8098 and 2 other engines haul a heavy train up the Portland secondary. Once at Portland the train would interchange with the DL.
NS Allentown - Portland local H76 makes its way past the recently rehabilitated Martins Creek Yard with the Conrail heritage unit in charge
The Past Repeats Itself - Long gone are the days of big blue pulling 80+ car coal trains on the photogenic Portland Secondary to the Portland Power Plant. However, today (6/8/17) Conrail finally m... (more)
Southbound on Viaduct.
NS Allentown-Portland turn H74 begins to battle the hill to Bangor, PA as it parallels Martins Creek for a short while with a SD70 leader. In times of downsizing and getting rid of older power, it... (more)
After chasing Steamtown's Ice Harvest Train to Tobyhanna, there were two choices for the rest of the day: chase the DL's Portland Turn (PT-98) or go find NS's Portland Turn (H76). I chose the latt... (more)
Coal loads for Portland pass over little Martins Creek as they wind their way up the Portland Secondary. Near the rear truck of the lead unit you can see the sanders working to get this 60 car tr... (more)
Two HH EMDs lead the Allentown-Slateford Jct. turn or H76 through the village of Brainards, NJ as seen from across the Delaware River south of Martins Creek, PA. The mild months of September and O... (more)
Five engines struggle to get H76 up the grade at Martins Creek along the town's namesake waterway on a very snowy afternoon.
These trees are at peak color as H76 heads north through Martins Creek to Slateford Junction.
H74 trundles across the Delaware River Bridge between Brainards, NJ and Martins Creek, PA on a beautiful fall day.
Portland-bound H74 crosses the rather calm Martins Creek on a beautiful but brisk autumn afternoon.
The Pennsy E's make their way back into Pennsylvania from New Jersey as they cross The Delaware River on their way to Steamtown.