Q368 with a helper ahead...unfortunately...heads eastbound around the Horseshoe at Mance under the peak of fall colors.
The Cumberland helper shoves hard on the rear of this westbound autorack in the morning sun.
Shorty after sunrise Amtrak's Capitol Limited makes it's way downgrade and around the horseshoe at Mance.
A "buff" checks the picture on his digital camera after taking a glare shot of this huge westbound CSX General Merchandise Train headed for the mountain and Sandpatch. The train was to have over 1... (more)
In the rain and battling the intensifying grade, 7305 with pig train 138 trailing speed through Yoder and past a Furbie SD40-2 sitting with a ballast train almost as quick as the blue deuce sped i... (more)
Quite an interesting looking contraption, this Loram ballast cleaner slowly works its way east around the horseshoe curve at Mance on Track 2.
Q249's Helper has a bit of a lean to it as it travles over this piece of rail on the cuve at Mance under the changing leaves.
Moving at walking speed a Loram ballast cleaner works the south side of Track 2 around the horseshoe curve at Mance. The crew spent the day working the top half of the east side of Sand Patch grad... (more)
Q138 snakes it's way through the curves at Glade City and Keystone as it makes its journey to the "top" in the last mins of sun on a clear fall evening.
Toledo bound autorack Q249 is just about to the top of the hill and Cumberland helper B255 is just about finished with its job as the train snakes through the horseshoe curve at Mance.
Cumberland helper B256 is doing its part to get westbound freight Q383 rolling through Glencoe after the train stopped to get permission through a work area at MP 201.
A Dash 8 and a big 6 roll Q138 toward the top of the hill at the S curve near Keystone.
Q388 drops downgrade through Foley on a clear fall morning.
Loaded coal creeps downgrade at Mance late in the afternoon on a beautiful fall day.