A pair of SD40E's approach East Conemaugh where they'll wait for the their next assignment. Panned shot 1/20 second.
Shoving up the West Slope as evening approaches, SD40E #6318, built as Conrail SD50 #6707 shoves 14G east at Lilly, PA.
A pair of SD40E helper units based out of Cresson push a heavy grain train up the grade from Johnstown to Altoona and are seen passing through Cassandra. This is a common occurrence on this line f... (more)
NS 21Q begins the climb up the mountain with two helpers on the front, as well as the S&A heritage unit in the mix. A few pieces that the Railroaders Museum owns are to the right.
Helpers shove this heavy manifests through the Altoona vicinity on a clear, sunny morning
When word got out that the S&A heritage unit would be leading 21Q Westbound on the Pittsburgh Line many went trackside in hopes of shooting something different... (more)
"Racing up the Mountain"
The helpers of 14G struggle to keep their train moving as 18N rips past them on track 2 with the two GE's making quick work of the West Slope due to thei... (more)
NS engine 6318 pulls hard as it rounds Horseshoe Curve on a gorgeous spring day. My wife is also snapping of shot of this one to the lower right of the shot.
A pair of SD40E's on the rear of 67Z
NS 6318 shoves on the tail end of 21Q rolling through CP Slope as a loaded Ethanol train rolls down grade into Altoona.
NS 400 snakes down the mountain and starts into the infamous Horseshoe Curve on a beautiful July day. 3 NS engines lead to BNSF engines with 4 more SD40E's providing dynamic braking on the tail en... (more)
6318 starts shoving hard against the 21Q at CP-SLOPE
A light set returns down the eastern slope on a muggy, foggy morning headed for Altoona to shove another heavy westbound up the hill.