A surprising appearance by 65E today at Cresson with 2 NS engines leading 3 UP engines.
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.
While an intermodal makes it's move down the hill, a distant 592 coal train with the Savannah & Atlanta heritage unit battles the slope.
Light power of SD40E's head West to go pick up another train on the west slope.
After sticking around Johnstown to watch crews fix up NS 6920, I took a trip up to a popular local railfanning area, the 24 1/2 St Bridge. As 537 sits in the background, NS 23Z runs hot up Track 3... (more)
After suffering a traction motor problem while leading the 13th's 25Z, it was pulled off and sat on Pitt 8 track just east of CP C. Crews from the Cresson Engine House took a trip down to attempt ... (more)
Welcome back!!! Amtrak 154 leads today's 04T towards the Gallitizin Tunnels.
With snow flurries blowing in the mountains, a power move of 80MAC's head east next to an intermodal.
With a ton of coal passing over, another heavy crude oil train follows up the hill behind them as helpers push the train up the grade.
As 592 shoves a heavy train up the hill at Cassandra, an empty PPLX coal train makes its trip down the hill with a trio of SD60I's.
NS 592 approaches the Cassandra Railroad Overlook with the Savannah & Atlanta Heritage Unit on the point.
While waiting for the 765 Steam special to make it's debut trip on the NS Pittsburgh Line at Cassandra, the last train we saw was an Intermodal with the conductor hanging out the window holding ou... (more)
A trio of GE's all running elephant style pull a Crude Oil train up the grade at Cassandra.
A pair of helpers in Notch 8 push a heavy 64N crude oil train up the mountain!
A pair of helpers in Notch 8 push a heavy 504 coal train up the mountain!