Finally got a shot from Etna and I even got lucky with a ridge train! Thanks B-Rad for confirming the 536's route, even if you don't like the result....
A conveniently placed billboard offers a free plug for First Commonwealth Bank.
10N rolls through the curves at Etna while a quartet of SD80MACs looks on.
Strong backlighting highlights the mains and yard tracks at Etna.
7200 brings up the rear of this loaded coal train, parked in Etna yard.
Usually there are two 80MACs on each end of Shelocta trains, but for some reason there's only one on the rear of this train.
Three SD80MACs are at rest in Etna, awaiting another Shelocta train.
5804 began life as Southern GP50 #7056 in 1980. No longer assigned to Southern piggyback trains, this geep is working local C39 today.
Conemaugh Line local C39 departs Etna with 19 cars for points east.
Loram's rail grinder is easy to spot when working - just look for the dark cloud!
All tracks are occupied in this section of Etna Yard as coal train 508 pulls in for a new crew.
Conrail big macs at etna yard awaiting their nex assignment
Two big 80MACs idle at Etna before coupling up to a Shelocta coal train.
With two big MACs on the front, and these two on the rear, this Shelocta coal train gets moving with very little effort.