Two of NS' SD-40E's work east in helper service shoving a loaded coal train.
All she wrote. On June 16, 2012, shortly after 08:00, ALTO and SLOPE were removed from service and the new interlocking of COVE Jct and ALTOONA were put in effect. At 12:03 the block ope... (more)
My daughter waves to 64A's pusher heading towards the setting sun!
Helpers push on the rear of 21Q
A quiet morning at the station inn in Gallitzin is disrupted by 21Q's helpers braking down the hill.
A fresh helper set gets a bath from a deluge at the Cresson Engine house. Three rounds of storms hit the town with very heavy rain, lots of lightning and while taking this picture, dime size hail.
A pair of SD40E's lend 20V a helping hand eastbound.
Saturday nights are busy at the engine facility. The workers move helper sets out of the way in order to be able to facilitate ten SD80MACs coming in shortly. The headlight of 6306 beams through t... (more)
The snow has stopped for a short while and the night has a tranquil silence about it. A pair of SD40-E's relax for a little longer before they head back onto the slope...
The fog from the valley and mountains below and in the air above, diffuse the already warm early AM sun as it rises above the hills. Newer SD40E's provide additional braking to an Eastbound manif... (more)
Early morning light illuminates 21V's helpers as 10G passes by on track one.
A pair of SD40-Es is greeted by abundant sunshine, first thing in the morning...
The SD40-E starts it's day lowering the 12G into the sun and fog filled valley.
A fine looking foursome of 40E's have congregated in the floodcity on this afternoon. From left to right in the family portrait we have; NS 6308, ex NS 6519; NS 6306, ex NS 6508; NS 6300, ex NS 65... (more)