A group of NS SD80MAC's await their next assignment at South Fork, Pennsylvania.
Early morning at the turntable finds lots of projects sitting around. Projects not inside include SD90macs being turned into sd70ace's for Australia, MBTA GP40MC's, SD40E's and SD40-2's getting th... (more)
A NS 591 came down to South Fork and was instructed to stop west of CP-SO and local C90 will couple into them and drag them back into South Fork Yard. Here is C90 dragging 591's train through the ... (more)
We lucked out, finding a Rosebud train fully loaded, awaiting a new crew. The crew van arrived after a short wait, and soon we had a train to chase! Here, the C48 climbs out of Windber towards Win... (more)
The leaves are almost or near peak as 80MAC 7216 appears to be at it's peak in life as it smokes up the West Slope, taken from the famous route 53 overpass.
7216 died just east of here, luckily, in front of the engine house at Cresson.
7216 emerges from the shadows as it assists in pulling a loaded grain train to the interchange with RJ Corman at Cresson,PA.
C51 heads up track 1 at Cassandra, over the RT 53 overpass that PRR built when the main line was rebuilt in the early 1900s...
C47 starts to load the empty coal train just north of Windber.
A rare set of ex-CR 80MAC's (NS 7216 & 7205) pulls NS 145 toward the drawbridge in the flats of Cleveland. Ironically, this was the second set of 80MAC's to come through on the NKP on this day.
The three SD80MAC pushers (7216, 7209 and 7213) on the rear of this loaded coal train catch the last few rays of sunlight as they grind uphill toward the summit at Gallitzin. By the time the three... (more)
A pair of 80MAC's have reached the summit of the South Fork Secondary while pushing on the back of a coal train that has just been loaded at the newly reopened Rosebud 78 Mine near Windber, PA.
N38 eases it's way past Cal U just before entering West Brownsville's staging yard.
A pair of MACS haul hoppers West on the mainline!