C28 is led by SD40E 6343 and SD40-2 3353 as they haul their train to Island Avenue Yard in one of the few moments of sunshine that would occur this day.
Assaulting the AllegheniesWith a 3 pack of helpers ahead, 25V begins its assault on the east slope out of Altoona. The lead unit began life as Conrail SD50 #6700 and is no stranger ... (more)
Norfolk Southern Local A5T (Extra A55) departs Norris Yard in Irondale, AL. as they head South to Boligee, AL. To Interchange with the AGR Railroad
NS SD40E 6353 and SD60I 6737 are seen working a cut of cars at East Conway, PA.
Light helpers race downgrade through the cut in Cassandra, kicking up some fresh powder as it heads into the setting sun.
A 4 pack of SD40E's hitch a ride on a unit steel train westward, while a heavy coal train chugs its way up the grade under the former PRR signal at Lilly.
NS train C28 is seen during a brief moment of sun at the east end of Conway Yard.
Four SD40E helpers shove an eastbound coal train under the CPLs at Summerhill PA.
With a stunning sky, this helper set heads east to rescue a disabled 10N.
NS train C28 heads east under the signal bridge at Leetsdale, PA, on track 3 of the Fort Wayne Line.
Local departs Pitcairn Yard enroute to Island Avenue Yard on Pittsburgh's North Side.
A helper set pushes an eastbound train under the ex-Pennsylvania Railroad position signals at Summerhill, Pa. The eastbound signals are on a high mast to clear an adjacent highway overpass.
A helper set pushes a train going away through the fall foliage at Summerhill, Pa.
Eastbound stack train gets a shove up the west slope with the helpers splitting the position lights at Portage.
An experimental "Daylight" paint scheme A Roger Puta Photograph