John's year-end PRR foray with his railfan friend the late Bill Rosenberg of Long Island, N.Y., moves from Hagerstown to Harrisburg and he immediately puts his Argus C3 to work. P5A 4769 poses wi... (more)
It is rare to have a westbound on the Lurgan Branch this late in the day... It is even rarer to have an SD60 leading long-hood forward!
With only a few minutes of sunlight remaining the NS OCS crosses over the Susquehanna River on the ex-Reading bridge which now carries the NS Lurgan Branch. The piers of the uncompleted South Penn... (more)
While I wasn't too pleased with my shot of the OCS over the river, I can cross the close-up shot of the lead F-unit and the Reading logo on the bridge off my list.
Westbound train headed to Altoona for the annual Altoona Railfest excursions has departed Harrisburg & is running compass north nearing Rockville.
At CP Beaver, next to the Triple Crown facility at the Rutherford intermodal yard, NS eastbound train 10A is meeting a westbound intermodal train heading for the downtown Harrisburg intermodal yar... (more)
Eastbound coal train NS 500 is passing the Triple Crown facility at the east end of Rutherford yard at CP Beaver.
In its heyday a rusty rail would have been an uncommon sight at the former PRR HARRIS Tower. Controlling over 100 passenger movements a day in and out of Harrisburg Station, the tower was quite b... (more)
Westbound Norfolk Southern on the former Reading Railroad Bridge in Harrisburg, PA. The remnants of the South Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge can be seen in the foreground. Work on the bridge was h... (more)
They say not to put the cart in front of the horse, in this case 4,620 horses, but I think this may be an exception to that rule. All 'board!
First of the big units. This order had the usual trimount trucks while the later units had hy-ad trucks. By the old coaling tower.
Not a bad paint job, after many years of a very bad paid job. Did you ever think that maybe NS operates under the assumption "Those that look nice are soon gone." I couldn't arque with it. Note... (more)
NS 2415 and crew switch cars at Enola Yard.
NS 7513 sits idle in Enola Yard.