The town clock has just tolled 9am as a pair of Conrail's lovely SD-80MACs, the 4110 and 4114, highball through town with 159 cars. The former Hunt Block and Interlocking Station once housed a US&... (more)
Working up the Allegheny grade with 26 cars and no push, Mail 3 leans into the reverse curve between the 2455 signals and Bennington; one of 29 train movements in eight hours.
On a warm and breezy October afternoon the crew is enjoying the air as their pair of SD50s, the 6778 and 6782, bring the 135 cars of symbol ALEL-0 through the curves of the Allegrippus between MG ... (more)
Big Blue in all of its splendor! CR 2573 and 2569 lead a 32 car Mail 9 on the grade towards Horseshoe Curve and Gallitzin. The pair of SD-70s are nearly fresh out of Juniata Shops in Altoona, bein... (more)
CR 6201 and 6429 are in charge of symbol LMPI as it comes through Scotch Run curve and beneath the MP240.6 signal bridge on a gorgeous autumn afternoon.
A pair of helpers are coupled ahead of the single road unit on the Roadrailer as it leans into Horseshoe Curve on a lovely autumn afternoon in central Pennsylvania.
High on the mountain above Sugar Run, symbol freight LMPI roars up the final few miles to the summit at Gallitzin. Two helpers are coupled ahead of the road power and two more helpers are on the r... (more)
One of the afternoon procession of eastbound TV trains starts past SO Block Station in South Fork, PA as it tackles the ascending grade toward Gallitzin. SO was built in 1902 and burned down, appa... (more)
Deep in the woods a mile and a half west of Horseshoe Curve, Camden to Conway symbol CAPI3 is slugging it out on mountain grade as it passes MG with a pair of helpers (or snappers) coupled ahead o... (more)
CR 6707 "We Support Our Troops" leads symbol ALPI3 (Allentown-Conway) as it departs Huntingdon after being tied down for most of a day. There had been a derailment in Altoona but traffic... (more)
TV-61, with helpers on the rear, is slugging it out on the Alllegheny grade as it crosses over from No.2/3 track at MG on a summer morning. Fuji Velvia.
CR 6666 and 6660, ex-EL SD-45-2s, are the snappers on Mail 3H this October afternoon as the train enters Horseshoe Curve. The position light signal bridge no longer remains and that's a shame.
CR 6369 and 6656 are snappers on a westbound manifest negotiating Horseshoe Curve on an overcast autumn morning.
Autumn colors are already beginning to wane high on the slope of the Alleghenies as one among the daily procession of manifests ascends the mountain at MG. A set of helpers fore and aft assist the... (more)
Mail 9, with a pair of helpers on the rear, comes out of Bennington Curve on the last couple miles to the summit at Gallitzin.