The weather outside is frightful but the business of railroading goes on as head end helpers keep 567 moving west through the snow.
It's winter time at the top o' the mountain as a pair of SD40E give 21Q some assistance west.
With snow and strong winds at the top 20Q slowly pulls east through Gallitzin
Hot UPS train 21E comes out from under Gallitzin with a consist surely containing many peoples presents. Merry Christmas to all.
22W is grinding up East, just about to enter the Allegheny Tunnels, just behind me.
4 SD40-2 helpers on the rear of a loaded coal train descending the slide into the New Portage Tunnel.
NS 4271 leads an OCS train around the loop at UN and back down towards Altoona, PA and points east.
Norfolk Southen helpers C8T, with NS 3338 & 3337 are still shoving on the rear of a very long 20Q, as the head end is already into the tunnels ahead, while the train heads east for Altoona.
A helper set passes workers on the main near the Gallitzin Tunnel.
Make no mistake that I'm well aware that the suns a bit high and the trucks aren't lit, but it's the Pennsy E's passing AR tower on a nice summer day and after an all night 500 mile drive that's g... (more)
The E's make their last run up the mountain as they exit the 1995 enlarged double track tunnel at Gallitzin, while someone in the first car gets some good pics.
The Pennsy E's make another run up the mountain as they are about to duck into the tunnel at Gallitzin.