After a long and lengthy day of taking the "Coal goes to War" train down the coal fields of Southwest PA's MGA territory, Amtrak 145 shuffles the private cars around for various trains to take bac... (more)
A helper set pushes a heavy stack train across PRR's stone arch bridge that survived the devastating flood in 1889.
304 takes a short local back west across the Speers Trestle.
765 backs across the Rockville Bridge in some sweet evening light, heading for it's "parking spot" in Enola Yard
NKP 765 leads "The Horseshoe Curve Special" across Mayes Bridge in a scene I just could not describe. Tranquil and at peace is all the words I can find.
NKP Charges up the mountain at "Middle Grade"
While everyone snapped off their photo's of NKP 765 charging around HSC, I opted to do video. And since I don't have 2 bodies, I could only do one at a time. Instead, I capture the ferry move ea... (more)
Buffalo and Pittsburgh 3333 heads empties down CSX's Mon Sub, namesake subdivision of the Monongahela River in which it follows to Newell. A Norfolk Southern crew will then take the train across ... (more)
Deadheading past Battery Park, NKP 765 'steams' east, destined for Altoona, PA.
NKP taking a stroll through the park.
Local B781 heads West past the popular Station Square, hosting a plethora of hotels, clubs and restaurants where the P&LE once stood.
16N heads up the Conemaugh Line which meets up with the lines to the far left and right at CP-CONPIT on the Pittsburgh Line. This spot, "The Trench" or "Yellow Brick Road", is always popular for ... (more)
EMD Demo's bring empties south, railroad east, along CSX's Mon Sub as the sun breaks through the rain clouds, reflecting in the Monongahela River on a calm and peaceful Monday evening.
Big 6000 power brings loads north through Elizabeth on a very wet Monday afternoon.