Calm MorningAn extra Shire Oaks empty coal train with CSX power waits over the Susquehanna while an NS intermodal starts it's journey west on a pleasant Summer morning. Although it ... (more)
The McKeesport Connecting Railroad was built to connect its owner, the National Tube Works, later the US Steel National Plant, with the nearby B&O, P&LE, and PRR. Here the road’s bicentennial cont... (more)
Reading RS-3 #467 tied down on a display train at Steamtown National Historic Site.
Always somewhat elusive, a Lake Erie, Franklin & Clarion coal train loads at the mine at Strattanville, Pennsylvania. Two-thirds of the latter-day LEF&C roster of two SW1500’s and four MP15DC’s is... (more)
Two Penn Central GG-1s lead an eastbound manifest down the Susquehanna Valley at the west end of Lake Siding, as seen from the aerie of Chickies Rock.
Two E-33s are eastbound under the intricate catenary where the westbound Port Road Branch tied into the now-abandoned Atglen & Susquehanna Branch. Note that the eastbound main is half-stick half-... (more)
Southbound at mp 751 .
Norfolk Southern local NS N86, a dedicated frac sand local between Brownsville, PA and Maidsville, WV, heads south out of the historic downtown of Brownsville at dusk.
Amtrak's Keystone flies through Pennsylvania Dutch Country past several Amish farms.
A Gem in the Woods
The Chestnut Ridge Railway, winding east from its home borough of Palmerton, traversed an entirely rural route eleven miles along the base of Blue Mountain unti... (more)
Amtrak's Pennsylvanian "crosses" Irishtown Road in the heart of Amish Country. In order to accommodate higher speed trains, the Keystone Corridor's three remaining grade crossings were e... (more)
NS 21M departs Rose Yard with an EMD on point.
CSXT 3058 leads 4 other widecabs through Homestead Pa, with a very long Q135 in tow.