Its 15:40 and this is the first Westbound since 07:30 so we had to shot it! Yes - we got wet!
Running over CSX trackage rights to Hagerstown, a W&LE grain train rumbles under the old WM Keystone Viaduct. In N&W days the grain trains ran over this bridge instead of under it.
Eastbound climbing Sand Patch
An eastbound grain train passes under the abandoned ex-WM Keystone Viaduct
The fomer Western Maryland Keystone Viaduct has been converted into a bike trail which provides a nice view for westbounds on the CSX Keystone Sub.
After reaching the summit of the Alleghenies at Sand Patch, it's all downhill to Connellsville for this 375.
Q261 comes west on #1 track while passing Q388's helpers on #2.
CSX 4720 is eastbound with a heavy manifest train. The train is in notch 8 with a helper on the rear of the train pushing hard.