A single SD70ACe leads an intermodal train west towards Altoona and the crossing of the Allegheny Mountains. Radio chatter suggested he would not be getting helpers, so I hope most of those conta... (more)
Office car special #955 passes under the Pennsy-era CPL signal at Tipton, PA, returning to Altoona from a weekend visit to Georgia. Photo by Casey Thomason. For more information about Norfolk ... (more)
The sun rises over Brush Mountain as a westbound empty hopper train leans into the curve at the PT 225 signal bridge.
NS 92T heads east at 225 with Fresh SD60E 7035 leading. This was 7035's first run after being rebuilt from SD60 6612. 7035 is the last of 4 SD60Es being rebuilt at Juniata in 2017
NS 2525 leads 16N under the 225 signalbridge in Tipton
After CSX had a major derailment at Hyndman some traffic was rerouted onto Norfolk Southerns Pitt line. This is one of two reroute trains 070/071 coming through Tipton with CSX power only.
The Amtrak eastbound had an extra car on the rear on the train east today.
NS 67T ducks under the 225 signal in Tipton. Passing by a new box that will contain the equipment to replace the old PRR structure and not need a replacement.
What Parallel Universe is This?It's 2017, and somehow Penn Central still exists, right down to using flimsies printed in the 60s. Not how most would want to run a railroad these day... (more)
SD40-2 3413 leads NS 054 as it passes through Tipton, PA on an unusually warm April morning. 054's consist consisted of a box car, heavy flatcar, and two DODX cabooses.
The Westbound Pennsylvanian arrives at Tyrone.
After completing a station stop in Altoona, PA, the Pennsylvanian is back underway eastbound for a stop in Tyrone behind one of Amtrak's heritage units.
Kicking Up PowderThursday, December 15 , 2016 was a bitterly cold day, with wind chills dropping well below zero. The gusts had formed snow drifts against the rails, causing trains ... (more)