The helper on 25Z pushes through downtown Altoona on a warm summer morning and under the 17th street overpass. Alto Tower can barely be seen in the background above the train just on the other sid... (more)
A pair of helpers shove an Eastbound manifest trade with dozens of tractors headed for export up the steep grade of the Allegheny Mountains. The signal heads on the bridge were removed a week befo... (more)
A pair of SD40E helpers drift toward Rose Yard.
A pair of SD40E helpers are attached to the rear of NS 25Z at North Irwin.
A rare April snowstorm has made the visibility along the mainline in Cassandra nearly zero. A set of SD40E helpers shove the train West toward Johnstown and Pittsburg.
A beautiful sunrise over NS 66Z doesn't always denote a flawless day. In just 3 miles, a coupler would break and leave the train fouling two mainlines, delaying Amtrak 04T for about an hour.
Fall as arrived on the Pittsburgh Line! Helpers shove this intermodal eastward.
20Q's helpers pass by the slower moving 11V at Loyalhanna this afternoon.
A pair of NS SD40E's helpers push against a intermodal train enroute to NJ.
NS C56 heads west as it passes under the Westinghouse Bridge as a light snow continues to fall.
The NS 6303 helps push another Intermodel west out of Altoona by ALTO Tower and soon through Horseshoe Curve.
Helpers push against 20Q up the mountain at Cassandra. The helpers for the super heavy 538 are seen entering stage right. The number for the last unit in that helper set is ironically 6304
It's business as usual at the Station Inn on a dreary Friday afternoon. A pair of SD40E's on the head end of 10N assist the train over the tricky slopes of the Pittsburgh Line as Inn patrons look... (more)
NS 25Z's pushers roll under the position lights at 238 as it makes way up the mountain. These signals are set to be replaced soon and part of the new signal bridge has already been installed.