Normally a morning run, today's Johnstown Jet is running in the evening. The crew is putting their train together before making the 30 mile trip to Johnstown.
You could always tell when C&O 614 had been working a heavy train on a grade. The smokebox would be as shiny and as black as it was when it started the trip. From the drivers back, the engine woul... (more)
The Chessie Safety Express marches into its destination of Somerset, Pennsylvania. C&O 4-8-4 #614 has brought the long yellow train from Cumberland, Maryland.
The local holds the main in what's left of the small CSX yard in Somerset, PA. The yard is a stark contrast to it's B&O days when it hosted more tracks and had it's own roundhouse.
A look at the 3-unit consist from an incident with a truck trying cross the tracks before the train. 6137 was the leading but the second unit, 6461, looks to have suffered the most damage. Fortu... (more)
During a break in the switching, a Chessie GP30M poses in Somerset Yard.
A work train is tied down in the small Somerset yard on a beautiful May evening.
Railfan Special Service stop, raking out coals
Former Chessie caboose, 900432, makes a rare visit to the small but once busy yard in Somerset, PA.
Former C&O #614 being serviced during a steam special
A coal drag from the recently reopened Coleman Sub passes through CSX's small yard in Somerset.
605 and SD70MAC 4774 pull a load of black diamonds through the short tunnel at Geiger. The tunnel actuall passes under the fill for what would have been the South Penn RR.
D703 in the small CSX yard in Somerset.