A quad of NS SD40Es push the loaded coal train 534 up the grade towards Altoona.
As a heavy snow continues to blanket Western Pennsylvania, a trio of former Conrail SD60I's on the head end, and a quartet of SD40E's on the rear, take eastbound PPLX loaded man "534" th... (more)
Southbound Ridge train First since the the shutdown.
All 4 of 534's helpers are notched out as they slowly make their way past Cassandra. According to their crew, they were barely making 7 MPH.
Loaded coal drag 534 passes under the 225 signal bridge with three former Conrail SD60I's leading the way.
With dynamics screaming, loaded coal drag NS 534 sets a scene right of 2008, with a trio of ex Conrail SD60's rolling through one of the diminishing PRR signal bridges
Loaded Coal Drag 534 with a trio of former Conrail SD60I's comes under the 225 signal bridge.
Working very hard up the grade is NS coal drag 534 with a trio of EMD SD60I's passing some fall colors in Lilly.
Eastbound near sunset with coal for PPL at Strawberry Ridge.
Southbound below mp 238 on banked curve , above Dewart.
Southbound on main track with a loaded coal train for Strawberry Ridge , PPL Power Plant. Notice the hand painted number board on left side of engine.
With snow and winds up to 30mph, the conductor of a "4-banger" of helpers helps the engineer of NS 6312 couple up to the NS 534 with over 120 loaded coal hoppers on a cold day in Johnstown, PA.