Under a light rain, a westbound mixed freight claws it's way through Fairhope, following alongside Wills Creek on the east slope of Sandpatch Grade.
With the fall colors at their peak, a loaded eastbound unit coal train works through the S curve as it heads through the small village of Fairhope, PA.
After a lull in action, an empty unit coal train breaks the silence in Fairhope as it works westward up Sandpatch Grade in the late afternoon sun.
The daily eastbound Capital Limited has been running with only 4 cars lately, presumably due to a decline in ridership because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today's train is no exception although it r... (more)
Shortly after 8AM, an eastbound intermodal descends Sand Patch Grade through the S curves at Fairhope.
A short westbound Capital Limited makes it's way towards it's eventual destination of Chicago. In railroad terms, this place located between Meyersdale and Garrett, PA is known as Yoder and has f... (more)
An eastbound drifts downgrade into Fairhope, PA
Q369 gets a push from CSXT 8853, a veteran Ex Conrail 6494 SD40-2, through the Allegheny Mountains alongside Wills Creek near Fairhope PA.
CSXT 3272 leads an Eastbound multilevel train downhill on the Keystone Sub through Fairhope.
5456 leads a train of empty autoracks through the curves at Fairhope.
Eastbound Q358 negotiates S curves at Fairhope, Pa.
Looking more like a steam engine, a westbound intermodal led by one of GE's Tier 4 locomotives struggles upgrade through the small town of Fairhope, Pennsylvania.
Amtrak's Phase 3 P40DC #822 leads today's eastbound Capital Limited through Fairhope on a beautiful fall morning.
An eastbound crosses Wills Creek at the east portal of Falls Cut Tunnel. View from creek level shows some of the masonry from an earlier bridge across the creek.
An eastbound freight rounds a rock outcropping a short distance east of Falls Cut Tunnel.