Norfolk Southern sent a shippers' special from Newark, NJ to Chicago, IL. Here is train NS 951 with restored engine NS 4270 west at Edgewood, PA along PATransit's East Busway.
Shelocta empties sit and wait on the connection to the Fort Wayne Line as a southbound stacker crosses the Ohio Connecting Bridge on the Mon Line
Three NS units cross the flyover over the Fort Wayne line track 3, with the USX Tower in the background.
A brief section of six main tracks recalls the PRR's past glory in the Pittsburgh region as NS 24Z passes under the McKees Rocks Bridge.
Northbound becomes westbound as this stack train comes off the ramp from the Ohio Connecting Bridge and passes under the McKees Rocks Bridge and west towards Conway Yard.
Conductor Rodney Matheny takes a quick look towards the head end of the Potomac Eagle
A few bulbs and a few minutes allowed us to capture this night exposure at Eagle Rock.
We helped the twilight out a bit with some artificial lighting. We first found this Q645 in Vincennes, IN and chased it south.
A westbound local for Hazleton illuminates the east end of Allen interlocking as I take a look at the west end. This was originally the Allentown Terminal Railroad, a subsidiary of the Central of ... (more)
SD40 rebuild 6202 leads a rebuilt MT6 slug in a yard puller, with Bethlehem Steel's former headquarters building in the background, Martin Tower. Union Pacific's HQ was located in that building f... (more)
NS 35A heads west on the Reading Line past the quaint park in Macungie
NS 33A pulls out of Enola on the Aught (zero) track onto Rockville Bridge, minutes before moonrise.
Signs that autumn is coming, as this empty coal train passes the town of Pitcairn.
N741 takes a stop and proceed at Piedmont.
Excellent! Coal cars drag uphill at Terra Alta as the N741 prepares to watch the train brakes down the 2.2% grade to Rowlesburg.