The last day of operation for the PRR position light signals was the weekend of June 8th, 2019; as crews quickly worked their way across the NS Pittsburgh Line. On Saturday evening, a loaded stone... (more)
On a warm June evening, four Norfolk Southern EMD SD80MACs arrived in South Fork, PA with an EB loaded rock train. The train was tied down on the long South Fork siding, and the four engines were ... (more)
Beneath a moody November sky, the 6086 East is storming around the curve coming out of SO Interlocking amidst a number of elements now lost to the railroad atmosphere: the codelines, wayside phone... (more)
Four EMD SD40E locomotives pushing a loaded coal train up the hill pass through South Fork PA. The train is passing the now removed MP 265 PRR Pedestal signal, which was the last of its kind on th... (more)
Allegheny 2102, ex-Reading T-1 2102, with ex-PC SD35 6021 assisting, leads a twenty car Pittsburgh-Altoona round trip excursion train eastbound.
As the crew of the stone train ties down on track 4 at South Fork PA, a mixed freight glides down grade. The PRR signal in this shot would be removed less that 48 hours later, and this was the las... (more)
A duo of SD80macs back their train (which is lead by two more 80s) into the track 4 siding at South Fork PA; while a NS hotshot intermodal whizzes by on track 3.
Two SD80MACs get ready to pull an empty coal train in off the NS Pittsburgh Line and onto the South Fork Secondary to get loaded once again with more coal. The SD80MACs were once all assigned out ... (more)
AC44C6M #4019 sits tied down at the head end of a coal train in South Fork, PA. Note the PRR era dwarf signal to the right. We also had permission from the crew to be that close (we knew the engi... (more)
Amtrak 43 and NS 21M take the signal at CP SO within just 30 seconds of each other. Once Amtrak cleared on Main 2, 578 was lit out of SO, waiting in the yard there.
NS Train 21M heads West through South Fork. This town is famous for the 1889 incident in which the South Fork dam failed, flooding nearby Johnstown and killing over 2,000 people.
A pair of SD40E helpers push 16N through CP SO. With new signal replacements behind the current Conrail era signals.