The AVR Glenwood to NS Island Avenue train exits Schenley Tunnel in Oakland, PA heading back to Glenwood with AVR 3004 leading 2 on lease Wheeling and Lake Erie units.
"Toys for the Nice, Coal for the Naughty"
Norfolk Southern on the Southern Tier
The annual Strates Carnival Train is approaching SR tower with a pair of NS units for power. There they will meet the outbound SU-100 frei... (more)
A late-running westward freight passes underneath the former Erie coaling tower just after crossing the Susquehanna River between Susquehanna and Red Rocks on the former Delaware Division, now kno... (more)
OIBU pauses at lonely SR Tower on an extremely hazy and muggy day.
Westbound NKP 765 rolls beneath the massive Erie concrete coaling tower that once served the Erie Railroad at their Oakland & Susquehanna PA facility. Train was returning home after participating... (more)
ML401 rolls past SR tower on a foggy morning. I had made the 3 1/2 hour drive to Lanesboro to catch TV-301 and ML-401 on Starrucca Viaduct. TV-301 had already gone thru and ML-401 was coming down ... (more)
Before NYSW and Guilford teamed up to run the Sealand stack trains, CR ran them across the Southern Tier. An Eastbound Sealand stacker is passing a Westbound Guilford detour train. The detour trai... (more)
An Eastbound CR freight stops at SR Tower to add the Gulf Summit helper to its engine consist. U36-C 6590 will be added in behind the 2276.
TV200 with C40-8W # 6066, B36-7 # 5050, and C36-7 # 6623 rolls by CP SR, the old SR Tower at the west end of Gulf Summit grade. This was an EB helper station when helpers were in use on Gulf Summi... (more)
NYSW SU99 rolls west towards Binghamton under the massive ex Erie mainline coaling tower.
Enroute back home, the #765 passes under the abandonded huge main line coaling tipple at Oakland, Pa.
Backlit, in a shadow, with a 28mm lens. Pull the trigger and hope for the best.