Ex-Conrail EMD SD40-2's (3339 & 3374) as helper ahead.
Northbound at Shickelley Ave. with cars for Boyd ststion above Riverside , Pa.
The NS 3339 leads the V74 through Stoneville in route to the North Winston Yard.
A helper set leading westbound NS train 21E through Gallitzin, PA.
Pipe train heading west in sweet evening light,
A helper set holds back eastbound 10N as it descends through Benny.
With helpers cut in on the head end and rear this eastbound coal drag struggles its way up the west slope of the Alleghenies on track one. Note, track two showing a stop indication and track three... (more)
Helpers on the rear end will help keep this loaded coal train in check as she heads towards Pittsburgh. She is seen here at a location in the timetable know as "SG" on a cool yet comfortable fall ... (more)
NS 578's rear pusher struggles at Ludwick.
Helpers push a long eastbound stacktrain up track one.
NS 67z's rear helper shoves hard against the loaded slabber.
A set of helpers pushes hard on an eastbound freight through Portage, PA during a lake-effect snow squall.
The scene is now different as the pushers work towards the summit in the snow, by the time they make it to curve in the photo, it was snowing so hard that the train will disappear in the distance.
Helper 3339 uses its dynamic brakes to hold back eastbound 10N as it descends "The Slide" into New Portage Tunnel.
Passengers in the funicular are on their way back down while eastbound 10N eases around Horseshoe Curve and down the grade toward Altoona.