This is NS 650, a coal train with 2 SD80 MAC's pulling 99 coal cars with 2 SD40E's on the rear leaving out of a yard just south of the wye in South Fork, PA at 1157 hrs.
28Z coasts downgrade into the small town of South Fork with a trio of "Catfish" up front.
Leaning into the sharp curve at South Fork, Amtrak's eastbound Pennsylvanian makes good time over the busy Pittsburgh Line.
NS 20V rolls eastward passing CP W along the Pittsburgh Line.
Brand new Conrail SD60Is No's. 5608 and 5607, along with overhauled SD45-2 No. 6665, had run over light from Altoona and were coupled to the rear of an eastbound coal train at South Fork for the p... (more)
SD40E 6313 holds back a hotshot 21Q down the hill outside of South Fork.
A two unit helper set shoves hard on eastbound Conrail manifest DSEN as it climbs through South Fork, PA on June 8, 1991.
A heavy 36A battles upgrade at South Fork with two pairs of helpers assisting, one up front, and one on the rear...
21J enters SO interlocking on 3 as C90 heads light back to South Fork yard after working Conemaugh yard in Johnstown, PA.
Tons of coal on the West Slope...
Screamin' uphill at South Fork with the snow flying in its wake.
NS 7213 leads the C48 out of the South Fork Yard and will head for C in Johnstown.
At the beginning of winter 2008, I had lacked a truly prolific 'snow shot' trip. A weekend trip to visit my (at the time) girlfriend studying at the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown fixed that. ... (more)
New Jersey's finest export rolls west through the winter wonderland of western Pennsylvania.