While waiting for the Reading Heritage Unit to arrive in Rochester, PA, a father and son watch, and take pictures of a manifest heading west out of Conway.
Running an hour behind schedule, Amtrak's Capital Limited crosses the Potomac River into Harpers Ferrry, WV.
NS 66Z heads west up the slope at Cassandra after the first snowfall of 2013.
The lights of a helper set bounce off the hills and glow up the tracks for those waiting at the Cassandra All-Nighter 2013 event. This helper set is destined for Johnstown to help assist a loaded ... (more)
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.