This pair of 80MAC's will be the head end power for the returning empty hoppers from Shelocta.
NS is expected to finish their new route to Shelocta by early fall '06. When this happens, the new track in the foreground will become a critical link in the route to the Keystone Generating Stat... (more)
NS 562 rests with empty hoppers while the Keystone Generating Stacks smoke it up in the background.
The coal truck is probably headed to the same powerplant (background, left) as the 7201.
562's long, roundabout trip is just about over as the rear units creep toward the Keystone Generating Station.
The Shelocta Runner is usually habitated by SD80MACs but work train 95N has one of NS's inescapable Dash 9s on the point.
9176 brings up the rear of a lengthy ballast and tie train, destined for Clarksburg.
The long, slow trip down the Shelocta Runner is almost over as 562 passes the old station in Shelocta.
NS 562 pauses for a crew change. A new crew will take empties out in about 4 hours.