Two sets of 80MACs help a lot coal train through the mountains towards Altoona.
C51 holds at C for traffic to clear to cross over to #3 track in an unexpected snow storm.
NS 7201 and 7200 head up a empty hopper train just before sunset that is rolling off of the Port perry Branch and onto the NS Mon Line.
NS 7201 and 3 other units shove on the rear of a loaded coal drag as they pass through the former PRR signals at Portage, PA.
A trio of SD80MACs on NS C44 wait for railroad on Track 1 at Cresson, PA. The Pittsburgh East dispatcher was running a considerable amount of westbound trains through to... (more)
Two Big Mac's pull a loaded coal train eastbound up hill towards Altoona.
The fast moving 17G, a late 17G at that too, unleashes a snowy fury at CP C as the C51 waits for it to clear.
A surprise catch of 6 SD80MACs headed toward Cresson for servicing. After passing by Altoona and seeing the many engines in storage including some 80MACs it was good to catch some on the mainline.... (more)
With the sun quickly setting behind the mountains, two SD80MACs struggle to lift a loaded coal train through Lilly. Another three SD80MACs are shoving on the rear of the train.
NS local coal train C90, is eastbound at CP C, passing the Loram rail grinder train wating to put away in the yard at Johnstown for the day, after grinding all night, as NS 7201 hauls empty coal b... (more)
Coal loads head north toward South Fork, seen here passing through the small town of Salix.
The rear-end power of C90 rounds the curve on a beautiful winter afternoon.
NS 7201 leads C91 into Windber, PA. The police officer on the right is there to guard the crossing since there is no signals or gates at the crossings in town.
Waiting for a crew change.
A pair of EMD's pass @ Riker Yard.