Two NS locomotives ending in number 71 pass. NS 2571 standard cab SD70 leading a westbound manifest freight passes NS 9671 D9-44CW trailing unit on an eastbound intermodal train, seen from the Cas... (more)
New face of the Helper Sets, SD70ACU 7232, pushes on the rear of 12G up the grade towards Gallitzin, PA
While 590 has been moved to track 3, Pennsylvanian 42 flies up the straight stretch of Cassandra and under the Railfan bridge, shortly to meet 39G just east of here
Helpers assist an eastbound ethanol train up track one.
NS 3600 and 3639 race downhill through the curve at PT255 on the Pittsburgh Line with an empty coal train in tow.
With low hanging clouds and fog still overtaking the tracks on the west slope, the Office Car Special races uphill towards Altoona shortly before 7am. The train is coming back from a week long tri... (more)
Led by an SD70ACU, Norfolk Southern intermodal train 23Z heads west on the Pittsburgh Line and passes under the PRR signal bridge at MP 256 in Cassandra. This signal bridge is on its final days as... (more)
Norfolk Southern train 67X glides around the curve at Cassandra with NS 1074 (Lackawanna Heritage Unit, SD70ACe) leading.
Norfolk Southern train 24M works hard upgrade as it passes through the rock cut in Cassandra PA.
NS 24M roars up grade behind a Dash 9 and SD60E as they pass through the ice-lined cut at Cassandra on the Pittsburgh Line. Locomotives:NS 9744 C40-9WNS 6975 SD60E
Intermodal charging up the mountain at Casssandra. One had to climb over a snowbank to get to the bridge, but you know, train photos are important!
The detector goes off, out of the 4X4 across the snowbank and onto the snow covered bridge to catch an eastbound storming the mountain.
Down the mountain in the cold with an empty coal train. Cassandra was my favorite part of the railroad in this area.
SD40E pushers zip up the mountain at Cassandra.
NS pushers on a cold snowy day.