Late in the day empty coal drag 537 hustles northbound and takes down the clear at CP Linden.
With the snow coming down another 537 heads back to the mines with three more blues and old hoppers. What year is it again?
In a moderate snowfall a 537 sits waiting a new crew on the siding between CP Linden and CP Bud.
With some interesting skies in the background 537 works straight into the western sun with a train of empties bound for the mines of south western Pennsylvania.
All of the 537's 105 cars can be seen in this shot looking down at the train as they fly through Howard.
We are getting close to the ten year anniversary of Conrail's break up and on the Buffalo Line solid sets of blue are still common. Here 537 comes into Southside with three SD60I's.
If you want Conrail...then come to the Buffalo Line. Another solid blue lashup leads train 537 northbound.
An extremely rare occurrence these days, 3 NS SD60I's still in Conrail blue paint lead an empty coal train past the Cassandra Railfan overlook.
In sweet afternoon sun a 537 with a Conrail Quality leader heads northbound through South Williamsport.
New to the scene are these recently modified SD60I's to fit through the dumper at the Strawberry Ridge power plant. In time these units may be replacing the aging fleet of SD40-2's that are common... (more)