Two sets of pushers bring up the rear on an eastbound coal train at Tunnelhill, Pa. After shoving the train up the west slope, they'll provide braking power downhill into Altoona.
Pushers on eastbound coal loads
The Norfolk Southern Portland turn has just picked up the train brought down by the Delaware Lackawanna and is beginning its run back to Allentown.
An NS work train sits in Enola yard
A four pack of SD40-2 helpers, bracketed by engines still in Conrail paint, await their next assignment up and over the mountain.
Helpers shove a train past the Cassandra Petting Zoo on a crisp late-winter day.
This photo pretty much sums up Johnstown; concrete rivers, old factories and railroads all surrounded by steep slopes. An all blue helper set in late 2009 is the icing on the cake.
A pair of Conrail SD40-2's shove westbound 11G into CP PACK.
One crew and two sets of helpers sit on two track waiting for permission through Foreman Leaps work zone from UN to MO.
A '4 banger' helps 21Q over the summit at Gallitzen.
An eastbound stack train gets a friendly shove up the hill as they pass through South Fork, PA on a sunny fall morning.
Ex Conrail Q SD40-2 with 2 other ex Con units on NS general freight westbound by the signals at CP Blandon on the Reading Line.
The setting sun provides some nice evening light as the helpers shove on the rearend of this eastbound intermodal.
A pair of helpers await some TLC at the Cresson engine house on a bitter cold day on the West Slope