The helpers on eastbound coal drag U885 split the recently installed, but not yet activated, signals at Sand Patch.
Westbound Q375 rolls by Sand Patch tower on a sunny fall day.
Eastbound Q384, led by a pair of Wisconsin Central units, enters the cut approaching the west portal of Sand Patch Tunnel. Sand Patch Tower is in the left background.
A cut of empty hoppers fills out the front part of westbound Q359's consist. Q359 has just exited Sand Patch Tunnel and rolls through the cut approaching Sand Patch Tower. The hot exhaust blurs th... (more)
Westbound Q383 exits the west portal of Sand Patch Tunnel.
Westbound Q249 crests the "Summit of Alleghenies", elevation 2258 feet, at Sand Patch.
Westbound stacks approach the signals protecting the east portal of Sand Patch Tunnel, located a few yards ahead.
Westbound Q249 passes through Sand Patch, Pa. The former tower at Sand Patch is evident in the center background.
Three units in three different paint schemes move westbound single stacks through Sand Patch.
A westbound mixed freight crests the Alleghenies at Sand Patch.
A Harsco Track Technologies rail grinder outfit crests the "Summit of the Alleghenies" at Sand Patch.
Amtrak P030 rounds the broad curve approaching the crest of Sand Patch grade.
CSXT 570 brings a train of empty hoppers up the Keystone Sub into Sand Patch.
Westbound trailers passing the tower.