Amtrak 42, "The Pennsylvanian," takes the ex Pennsy signals at MP 193. Only three of Amtraks P32's (512, 513, 514) have the cab signals necessary to lead on the NS Pittsburgh Line.
An eastbound manifest glides through the super-elevated curve and beneath the venerable PRR-era signal bridge at Mapleton, PA.
The 2nd was the 1st.... NS' Second GP59E rebuild to be released from Juniata shops in Altoona 4651, once was the First ever GP59 built by EMD, as EMD 8, which became NS 4606.
Working the local are two of Norfolk Southern's newest rebuilds NS 4651 GP59E and the NS 611 RP-M4C slug coming off the mainline getting ready to work the sand plant.
NKP 765 crosses the Juniata River on its morning run to Altoona
The Nickel Plate Berkshire-led excursion charges through the tiny town of Mapleton, PA on its way back to Lewistown.
Norfolk Southern's public excursion trip with the Nickel Plate Berkshire 2-8-4 765 is seen westbound at Mapleton, PA on Saturday morning, May 25, with the PRR and Conrail heritage units trailing t... (more)
Cruising through the sweeping curve leading into Jacks Narrows, NS 9783 East passes beneath one of the few remaining PRR-era signal bridges along the former "Broadway".
Empties heading back to Kirby
A westbound Conrail manifest climbs out of Jacks Narrows at Mapleton, PA on Oct. 7, 1978, led by SD40-2 No. 6433.
Conrail N5B caboose No. 22818 trails an eastbound manifest into Jacks Narrows at Mapleton, PA on March 20, 1978. Anyone for a new 1978 Chevy Corvette?
An empty Herzog ballast train passes under the classic PRR signal bridge at Mapleton...
Old Symbol, New Train! The NS symbol 12N was eliminated in late 2008 with the closing of the Chrysler auto plant in Delaware. With traffic continuing to increase in 2010, the symbol was recycled i... (more)