Heading east in the early morning sun, 26T stretches out across the OC Bridge flying high above the Ohio River and Bruno Island.
With head end helpers added before leaving Altoona 37A heads west passing its eastbound counterpart 36A heading east on track 1.
With head end helpers attached 37A pulls west out of the yard while 20T heads east on the main.
With the sun not far over the horizon 26T snakes its way off the OC Bridge and down the Mon line.
A four pack of SD40-E lean hard against Pennsylvania Power & Light coal train 614 as it slowly pulls east on track 1. Soon thier role will switch from pushing to helping brake it as it descends "T... (more)
A four pack of SD40E have had their work cut out for them assisting PP&L coal train 614 east. They've helped it fight gravity to get over the top of the grade at AR, now they're helping it brake a... (more)
With head end helpers ahead and a pair on the rear 10G has no trouble making the top of the grade at AR as it's about to descend "The Slide"
Amtrak 43, The Pennsylvanian, rolls past PP&L coal train 614 which is slowly rolling east on track 1.
Loaded PP&L coal train 410 has just restarted its journey east after getting a crew on track 1 while empty coal train 555 heads east on track 2 toward the Mon line for a refill.
Heading east out of Pittsburgh, 14G passes through a construction zone that will soon see the Conemaugh line relocated in this area. The tracks need to be shifted over to make way for the Route 28... (more)
Q364 heads east through Berea in a little lake effect snow
With a pair of large transformers and a few cars of steel plating 053 heads west through Berea on short time.
The job of the rear end helpers on 36A has changed from a role of helping it up the 1% grade to helping keep it under control as it descends the 2.27% grade of "the slide"