We get a wave from the conductor as 3 AC's blast up the grade. Through the trees, the train can be seen draped around the big curve here at Mance. Q139 has come a long ways from the ports of Por... (more)
A helper drops downgrade through the curves at Mance after shoving a freight over the Alleghenies.
A pusher shoving hard to get this heavy Cumberland to Buffalo freight up Sandpatch grade through the curves at Mance. It's good to see that manned helpers haven't completely disapeared.
Eastbound CSX autoracks behind a lone BNSF ES44DC drops down Mance Curve, passing the P.O.,(Dodge) at 22:08.
A pair of BNSF GE's power K375 past the Mance Post Office at 23:50
JUST OUT OF DODGE!!! I half expected the front door to creak open and to see Marshall Matt Dillon & Kitty walk out to watch this CSX westbound pass by in a setting that would be at home on the "GU... (more)
Lucky friday 13th. The black clouds hold off as a helper guides a coal train down Sand Patch grade.
Eastbound autorack drifting around Mance Curve with beautiful fall color and a menacing sky.
Eastbound coal loads head down Sand Patch on a sunny sunday. The same locos were seen leading westbound empties down the Mountain Sub the previous friday.
Older power leads a manifest around the famous Mance horseshoe curve.
Capitol Limited running nearly ontime down the east slope of Sand Patch.
Westbound autorack train climbing the east slope of Sand Patch Grade.