During New Year's Day 2017 Norfolk Southern's 18K engineer has the locomotives in full dynamic braking carefully handling the train's tonnage during the 0.9% descent on the former Wabash Railroad... (more)
Didn't quite get there in time - the world famous West Park shot was almost right in front of me but I didn't have time to get to the right side of the tracks. Heck, the dark-side shot actually en... (more)
NS 18K descends down the 0.9% grade at CP Penn located between Clymers and Logansport, IN.
NS 19K struggles up the 0.9% grade just outside of Logansport, with a colorful consist.
this is my first train photo of 2016. Amtrak 42 leads 029 out of Pittsburgh. 42 came in on 030 yesterday but was stopped in Pittsburgh due to the Snow in Washington DC. so the power was spun and 0... (more)
Amtrak 176 leads A late 030 through Pittsburgh's northside neighborhood in the first rays of sunlight.176 is leading and has trailing as the 2nd unit a brand new ACS64 #642 painted as the 2nd &quo... (more)
An old view from "The Trench". The pedestrian bridge I'm standing on was still open to the public at the time, it has since been demolished.
West Park is bisected by the junction of Conrail's Fort Wayne Line (the two outside tracks) and Conemaugh Line (the two inside tracks), coming out of the Pittsburgh Line. This image was taken from... (more)
The NS C 28's power passes the KC 32 @ CP Penn near NS's Island Ave yard.
NS 9175 passes by the KC 32 @ CP Penn.
The KC 32 patiently awaits the signal at CP penn while an east bound trailer train on NS passes by.