The morning haze isn't quite burned off as the 7,200 h.p. set of 20 cylinder giants start their run up the "hill"
SD40E NS 6322 shoves hard up the mountain
A pair of helpers shove the rear of manifest train 10G into the yard at Altoona after traversing the west slope. Intermodal 21E to the left heads up the mountain.
NS 6318 shoves on the tail end of 21Q rolling through CP Slope as a loaded Ethanol train rolls down grade into Altoona.
NS 3374 leads two CSX GE's on a loaded ethanol train rolling down hill into Altoona. This scene at CP SLOPE has changed, with the new signal upgrades new switches have been placed between the brid... (more)
Darn cab signals! NS power leads BNSF power under the position lights at CP SLOPE. With all the signal projects going on around Altoona and the Pittsburgh line it will be getting harder to shoot e... (more)
The snow is starting to melt after a nice dusting on the Mountains, Amtrak 04T rolls through CP Slope.
NS D9-40CW 9385 leads a BNSF ES44DC and a BNSF D9-44CW with an eastbound stack train as it approaches CP Slope.
Those beautiful E8's on their way up the hill leaving the city of Altoona behind.
An EB loaded coal train glides into Altoona on Main 1, a set of helpers shoves hard on a WB manifest on Main 3, as Amtrak's EB Pennsylvanian approaches on Main 2.
With a set of helpers up front and on the rear, this EB coal drag glides into Altoona.