SD80MAC #7211 pulls forward to clear a switch during some switching prior to leaving South Fork.
A couple of GM products cross paths at the Maple St crossing in South Fork.
The start of good things to come foreign power wise for the day. Eastbound PPLX train rolls through the long sweeping curve out of SO interlocking with BNSF SD60M in the H1 Paint Scheme!
Norfolk Southern westbound train 13G makes it way down the westslope, at South Fork, Pa., with NS 7569 & 8395. Now days the town on the north side of the river is almost dissepeared from the line ... (more)
Railroads often talk the importance of the horsepower to cars ratio. With six MACs (one on the rear) and 27 cars, C51 sports a ratio of 111HP per car!
For the residents of the West Slope area, the railroad is just another part of life, demonstrated here by a child's swing set not 20 feet from the busy South Fork wye.
A trio of NS SD80Macs (7208, 7201, & 7205) begin to pull a loaded 650 coal train North to the Pittsburgh Line.
"The Ghost" - Helper 3352 leads a westbound frieght through South Fork on No. 2 Track during a timed exposure with a rear-synch flash.
A former Conrail Dash 8-40CW is on the point of a westbound mixed freight passing through South Fork, PA.
A rather long consist of 7 engines with NS 6718, 2692, 9538 and 6728 as the first four coast downgrade on track 3 with a heavy westbound with some old mining grounds in the background on the way ... (more)
NS 9921 rounds the bend on track 1, heading east with his load of stack containers.
Former Conrail unit leads an eastbound intermodal around the curve at South Fork with CP-SO visible in the distance. The second unit on this colorful lashup is the FURX 8091 a former BN unit.
Eastbound loads are not too far from the stiffest part of the west slope as they roll through a superelevated curve with a pretty clean ex-con 60I leader.
After returning to Juniata for some additional TLC, NS 7200 has been returned to the South Fork pool, and she basks in the late afternoon sun awaiting her next assignment..
The Southbound C91 passes through what used to be the South Fork dam which cause the Johnstown Flood. This is the 5th train being run to the recently re-opened Rosebud Mine in Windber, PA.