Showing little signs of wear-and-tear, albeit being over 7 years old, UP 1996 soldiers onward, proudly painted in a modern day version of the Southern Pacific Railroad.
Eastbound ethanol loads split the 131 signals in Newport behind a Dash-8 and a GEVO. Ethanol trains normally draw some of the more interesting motive power lashups, but of course on this day, it j... (more)
What a better one hundredth acceptance than a heavy winter snow squall scene! Here, Amtrak's westbound 'Pennsylvanian' splits the automatic signals outside of Anderson, MP 172, on the NS Middle Di... (more)
A single GP38-2 leads camp cars and MOW equipment east through the small borough of Robesonia. The train will drop its MOW cars in Reading Yard before continuing to Bethlehem to drop off the camp ... (more)
A light power moved rescued unit autorack train Q261 after its lead unit died in Hancock yard. After tacking on to the head end, the train headed for Cumberland, seen passing the old interlocking ... (more)
Canadian Pacific trackage right train 258 enters the Bethlehem river yard to set out NS interchange on a beautiful Thanksgiving Day morning. A pair of CP SD40-2s lead a rather interesting surprise... (more)
A former Conrail C40-8W leads a pair of BNSF AC traction units across the Lehigh River bridge at CP Allen, just outside the Allentown yard.
After catching the UP 1996 leading 212 over in New Jersey, I stopped by Allentown to see what else was running. A quick side trip to CP Burn found this work train waiting for priority mail train 2... (more)
A former Conrail C40-8W leads stack train 22V east through the small village of Steel City, just to the east of Bethlehem on Thanksgiving Day. 22V normally arrives at Bethlehem just after sunrise ... (more)
A former Conrail SD60I leads a heavy manifest up the grade through Glade City, just to the east of Meyersdale, on a cold morning.
Dropping down the grade from Sandpatch, an SD70MAC and an AC44 take a loaded coal train through Philson. The crossings located throughout this area are predominantly used by hunters to access diff... (more)
After a rather quiet morning and early afternoon, with no trains for over six hours, this westbound autorack train finally broke the lull, seen passing some nice fall color at Mance.
Lugging up the grade at about 20MPH, a pair of YN2 C40-8s lead a manifest through the horseshoe curve at Mance, seen from a top a pile of rocks adjacent to the post office.
A pair of older EMDs lug a heavy autorack train up the grade toward Sandpatch seen from the crossing at Glade City road on a gorgeous fall afternoon.
One of the first orders of BNSF Dash-9s in the heritage 1 paint leads a train of autoracks east towards Browning on a gorgeous summer morning.