The sun rises over Brush Mountain as a westbound empty hopper train leans into the curve at the PT 225 signal bridge.
NS SD60I 6726 leads a intermodal west through Hammond, about to enter Colehour yard.
With wheels screaming, engines roaring, NS 536 stomps up one of the stiffest grades on the Bald Eagle Branch with 10,000 tons of coal in tow bound for Strawberry Ridge. At this time, these coal tr... (more)
An empty unit coal train is snaking its way along the Port Perry Branch on its way to the Mon Line to load in one of the mines of South Western PA.
Southbound with cars for Boyd Station on the NS D&H
A empty hopper train for the Mon Valley works it's way up the mountain as a mixed freight slowly rolls down hill.
NS 6726 Leads an eastbound coal train in sweet morning light
Lots of action around the curve as a 539 flies up the hill, a heavy manifest is trying to keep control of it's speed down the hill
Motive power consist: NS 6726, 6717, & 6732
A classic shot indeed! 3 CR painted locos and the old PPLX hopper set!
Southbound passing signal with new PPLX loaded coal hoppers.
642 with three blue SD60I's leans into the curve just before entering Montgomery.
This Conrail lashup would make you think its 1998 .................Not late summer 2008
A trio of EX-CR SD60I's haul PPLX hoppers back for more "Black Diamonds".