The Interstate Heritage Unit had a long slog across the Conemaugh and Pittsburgh Lines. The 64R went into emergency three times today and finally entered our viewfinders just before sunset.
Sister GP38-3's power a local into Lewistown to switch the yard. This local would be gone in less than 30 minutes to switch the next industry.
Closeup of westbound on track 2 going past Lewistown yard, with NS 1069 Virginian Heritage engine in lead.
Westbound on track 2 going past Lewistown yard, with NS 1069 Virginian Heritage engine in lead.
Nickel Plate Road #765 begins her journey west out of Lewistown. The engine put on quite a show for all those trackside waiting all morning to see the big engine pass by.
NKP 765 leads "The Horseshoe Curve Special" across Mayes Bridge in a scene I just could not describe. Tranquil and at peace is all the words I can find.
The classic Juniata Valley SW9 eases down the streets of Lewistown with some interchange for NS.
Juniata RR switcher works the yard as the conductor lines the switches. A interesting rail operation located adjacent to the NS Pittsburgh Line.
EMD and Alco products, in two PRR paint colors, are spotted side by side in the pit along Roundhouse Rd. at Lewistown. The edge of the turntable is seen on the left, it still shows as operational... (more)
NS Monongahela Heritage engine NS 8025 and Penn Central 1073
Heritage engine heading east.
The now vacant Hotel Lewistown dwarfs the Juniata Valley Railroad train as it heads down the middle of Water Street for Stanard Steel in Burnham.
PRR GP-35 2365 leads a GP-9B and Alco C-424 on an eastbound coal train, on Pennsy's Midland Division.