A empty hopper train for the Mon Valley works it's way up the mountain as a mixed freight slowly rolls down hill.
Normally assigned to the helper pool out of Altoona, new SD40E #6320 gets to stretch her legs with a fellow ex-CR SD60I on an empty PPLX coal train heading back west to the minefields of western P... (more)
Lots of action around the curve as a 539 flies up the hill, a heavy manifest is trying to keep control of it's speed down the hill
The last two Conrail SD60I's have been mated up for the last couple weeks and make a afternoon appearance on the Pittsburgh Line with a empty PPLX coal drag for the Mon Valley mines.
PPL train 539 is tied down at Wing waiting for a crew as a van train sneaks around the side after working Pitcairn and is ready to head out on the main towards Conway.
This westbound ridge train is now tied down on the 99 track in Wilmerding after a quick trip from Altoona on this wonderful Monday afternoon.
NS 539 rolls west through Wall on the 2nd day of the new year.
Westbound at Lesh"s Rd. mp 128 with a empty hopper train.
A blue veteran leads an empty coal drag up the mountain as a trailer train eases downgrade. The rear of the empty hopper train can be seen just above the beginning of it.
Empty PPLX coal train 539 heads west through CP-Work with the Juniata Shops looming in the background.
A classic shot indeed! 3 CR painted locos and the old PPLX hopper set!