A pair of standard cabbed locomotives lead a long 37A through Penn.
The NS 272 from Kansas City to Winston-Salem with all auto racks today slows and will come to a stop for a crew change before continuing east.
Morning rises, the mist left over from the night lifts, and the first Iron Horse of the day grinds West to pick up more coal loads from the Southwest Pennsylvania coal fields.
NS general freight 19G cruises west through CP Belt interlocking led by ex Conrail C40-8 on a bright afternoon.
A neat lash-up on 17G, including a C40-8 and an EX-SP AC4400CW.
NS 11R crosses the Potomac River with 6 engines in the consist. The fourth unit is Black River 1853 a GP8. The train was so heavy they advisewd the DS they were in notch 8 doing 19 MPH.
No wide cabs!! Perfect sun at our favorite hangout.
westbound approaching Gehmans Road crossing
This train stopped just east of the Signal Bridge because of a smoking brake line on a PPLX hopper seven cars back. After identifying the car, NS 647 moved to the Duncannon siding where it spent ... (more)