A westbound lights up the PRR Signalbridge at Hawstone on the Middle Division, the bridge itself used to be the old Eastbound signals for CP Spruce
With everything but the kitchen sink - 4 Dash-8s, SD-50, GP-40, and a new C40-9W in primer - Harrisburg to Chicago symbol Mail 9H accelerates through the Lewistown narrows at CP Hawstone. Fuji Ast... (more)
The 1970 High Iron special with NKP 759 blasts by with it's train a few miles out of Mifflin.
The 1970 High Iron special with NKP 759 blasts by with it's train a few miles out of Mifflin, at the Hawstone crossovers. Welded rail had yet to come to the old Middle Division.
Hawstone is a few miles west of Mifflin, PA., in the heart of the old Middle Division. Here NKP 759 is framed by an iron gateway under classic PRR signals in this 1970 view. Today it is known as... (more)
Simple economics dictate that today, things can't be done with the permanence they were done years ago. Witness former PRR cast iron Milepost 160 at Hawstone, PA, taken on Oct. 12, 1989. With th... (more)
Westbound freight train in the narrows just west of Hawstone.
Baltimore-bound trailers race away from the sunset.