The 142 year old Portage Bridge was in the sunset of its career as NS 7502 & 6780 lead train 28N across it late in the day. The bridge had just 3 days of service left.
Northbound backing into Northumberland yard at the end of their trip.
With the road crew having outlawed, H35's crew is now on board 30A, as they switch Chrysler Yard before proceeding to their final destination of Edgemoor Yard.
An eastbound coal train charges up the west slope under the silhouetted PRR signals at Summerhill as the Sun begins to set and lights up the high clouds.
After waiting for Amtrak traffic to clear, NS 7502 gets going as it leads a westbound manifest through Chesterton.
Suprise! New PPLX hoppers came around the curve running reverse track almost before I could shoot.
The mail heads east through the bright greens of spring. The track this train is on was relocated today for the new bridge over the turnpike.
This GEVO might not have seen this much coal dust before (result of going 50+ mph with 10,000+ tons of coal) but this old N&W signal sure has.
A very nice treat as NS 21M rounds the curve with a GEVO leading the way!
NS 'GEVO' 7502 leads train 78T eastbound at Frisco, past the rear portion of train T62 (Kingsport local).
Engine Is One Of Only 15 Ordered ! Westbound To Enola Yard Note Second Engine Is The Last Ordered Engine NS 7514