NS 740 splits between the Soy Bean fields in Claremont
Eastbound TV-2 curves around idled Pitcairn Yard (out of view to the left); homes in Pitcairn form the background. Pitcairn was named after Robert Pitcairn, superintendent of the PRR's Pittsburgh ... (more)
A westbound freight approaches Irwin, Pa.
A manifest freight rolls east through Willow Creek Junction on the Michigan Central (NYC) Porter Branch in 1979. The street crossing is Willow Creek Road and the rail crossing is the former Baltim... (more)
A westbound passes under the classic PRR signal bridge at Wegley, Pa.
A westbound TV (trailer/van) train enters the cut approaching Wegley, Pa.
The motive power of a westbound materializes out of the swirling snow as it exits a cut at Ardara, Pa. For those who recall the event, this snow storm was the famed "Blizzard of '93" tha... (more)
A former Pennsylvania Rail Road C628 stands in the former New York Central Collinwood yard.
Conrail’s E33 electrics looked great in the schemes that they wore for former owners Virginian and New Haven. Penn Central – not so much. Several of them did get a cosmetic upgrade during their fi... (more)
A Conrail E-44 electric, still wearing its PRR numbering on its cab side, stands in the servicing area at Enola.
The helpers on an eastbound coal train approach MP 248; the west portal of New Portage Tunnel is in the shadows ahead.
Some of my friends have been known to refer to N&W/NS high-hood units as bricks, as they have the profile of a dark, nondescript rectangle. Perhaps the only locomotive more f... (more)
From a viewpoint above the apex of Horseshoe Curve, a westbound freight crawls under the signal bridge at Kittanning Point approaching the curve.
A westbound Conrail ore train rolls past the abandoned yard along the former Reading main line at Woodlane, Pennsylvania. The power combination of a B23-7 and a C30-7A is somewhat unusual.
Contractors working along the ROW wait as a pair of SD45-2 helpers provide braking to help ease an eastbound coal drag downgrade as it passes through New Portage Tunnel.