To serve the Camp Hill pipe mill, the URR typically stationed a switcher in McKeesport, across the CSX main from The Daily News.
Santa comes to the South Branch.
A southbound zips past the old PRR tower at Bowie, which was later relocated and preserved.
Another Amtrak oddity that could be found at Washington Union Station was the GP7, there were about 16 of these on Amtrak's roster at the time of the photo.
Some of the more unusual locomotives on Amtrak's roster could be found working the yard at Union Station. 562 began life as an SW9 on the Santa Fe, then was rebuilt into an SSB 1200 and later sol... (more)
There weren't many benefits associated with working for The Great Train Store, but being able to photograph Amtrak on lunch break wasn't bad.
A southbound (probably the Silver Star) pulls into Alexandria for a station stop while an RF&P freight slips past on the adjacent main.
The Cap crosses from 2 to 1 in HO's pipeline connected interlocking.
Amtrak's Pennsylvanian scoots through Cresson, passing an old PRR flyover bridge which would later be removed to accommodate double stack trains.
An elderly NW2 leads a short freight out of the shadows at State Line.
Against an industrial backdrop, a pair of URR MP15s are hard at work.
Aerial photo of the URR yard next to the Irvin Works.
A U28 of obvious P&LE heritage rests at Paris.
An A-B-GP-A consist slowly unloads an ore train during the last few moments of daylight. After spending two days along this line without seeing any ore trains, our patience was finally rewarded o... (more)