Former Conrail SD70 / C40-8W combo powers NS stone loads 66K eastward under the northeast corridor at CP Park under sunny skies.
NS 66K Heads eastbound through CP Walnut through the City of Reading @ 9:25am. The Berks County Services center in in the background
UP power leads an eastbound stone train on the NS Harrisburg Line.
NS stone train 66K notches it up around the curve into Park interlocking to gain momentum for the grade going up onto the Delair Branch
The 9385 shoves back to Belmont after stalling on the NEC to gather up for another, better running start at the hill.
66K makes a run at the hill in vain at milepost 88 where it will stall at about milepost 87
NS train heads westward toward the NEC for a second time. The first attempt ended in a stallout at milepost 86, requiring a backup move all the way to Belmont to get a good running start at the hi... (more)