Big Viaduct, version two that is, supports the NS Pittsburgh Line and 63V heading west between South Fork and Mineral Point PA. The original Big Viaduct was destroyed when the South Fork Dam had ... (more)
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A Pair of "still blue" NS SD60I's return empties from Strawberry Ridge for a refill over the Big Viaduct between South Fork and Mineral Point. The area of this historic stone arch bridge... (more)
An extra Mail-9 (Morrisville, PA to Chicago, IL) rolls by the new signals at Mineral Point (MP 268.1).
A helper brings up the rear of a westbound freight at Mineral Point.
A rolling meet at Mineral Point on the West Slope as westbound SD60I 5543 passes the rear of an eastbound coal train with four SD40-2's shoving on the back.
A pair of SD40E's grind up grade on the back of a loaded Pennsylvania Power and Light coal train. To see the head end of the train check out Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: EMD SD40ELocation: Mineral Point, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: NS 6310Train ID: NS C9MPhoto Date: January 12, 2010
On a misty morning, the NS OCS sneaks downhill on track 2 over one of PRR's more famous viaducts: Big Viaduct...
Tucked into the valley mid-way between Mineral Point and South Fork, the second version of "Big Viaduct" was built after the original span was destroyed in the 1889 Johnstown Flood. The current sp... (more)
This eastbound coal drag with a helper set on both ends of this PPLX coal train is ascending the 0.63% grade near the town at Mineral Point enroute to Strawberry Ridge. Even though the hike to thi... (more)
On the tenth anniversary of the Conrail split a pair of black and white locos lead a westbound rack train over the 'big' viaduct between Mineral Point and South Fork.
The day after the 120th anniversery of the 1889 Johnstown Flood the 28Z coasts over the viaduct, which replaced the one that was destroyed.
120 years ago this location was a scene of destruction after the Flood of 1889. This viaduct replaced a single arch structure built by the Allegheny Portage RR in 1834.