B&P locomotive specialist Tim Ross sands the B&P 453 at Butler, PA's facility as part of the regular servicing routine for road power there. The set will head north on the BTRI to Punxsutawney th... (more)
East Conway is a busy place, day or night. A C38 local arrives on the left as the 12G heads for Delaware on the right. In a few minutes, Amtrak's Capitol Limited will sneak up on me on track 1 a... (more)
NS C28 slowly overtakes a 500-series coal train as it prepares to take the signal at the entrance of Conway Yard.
NS recently lengthened the siding between Sharp and Etna resulting in both interlockings being replaced by new equipment a few hundred feet distant. Here, a pile of Union Switch & Signal position... (more)
This odd switcher showed up in Allentown, presumably to take a trip to Philadelphia on a D&H 558 for duties as the Philly Switcher. Though at this date it still might have been possible that this ... (more)
A U276 coal train peeks around the shadows passing the Thurmond station on a busy Sunday morning on the last day of our trip.
A&O GE-1 train with CSXT 745 ES44AH, CSXT 56 AC4400CW with A&O GB-1 train with CEFX 104 and CEFX 109 SD9043MACs in the consist.
Gypsum empties from the Huff powerplant whiz by on track 1 as an NS 58R corn train awaits an RJ Corman crew to taxi to take the train to the ethanol plant at Clearfield.
My fiance Leah watches as a westbound 578 coal train rolls down Track 3 at Cassandra. (The 578 was dropped off by RJ Corman in Cresson). Thanks to Paul Duda for a little inspiration (http://www.ra... (more)
CP Rail train 183 pounds the EJ&E diamonds (now CN Leithton Sub) at Roundout on a cool, windy night.
95 empty hoppers scream north behind two rebuilt Boise tunnelmotors to be refilled with iron ore at the docks at Conneaut.
Three SD40-2's bring 54 cars into Rook; one car for Toledo's Lang Yard (CN), and 53 coke loads from USX Clairton (via the Mifflin Branch). I'm guessing the coke is headed to LTV Cleveland?
NS 64J Apex, OH trash empties return to New Jersey for more "Fresh Produce", following the Port Authority's East Busway through Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood.
The red class lights are still installed in this former CR SD60I, bringing autoracks east through Pittsburgh with the former P&LE Station, the Sheraton Station Square, and the Smithfield St Bridge... (more)