A helper set and an intermodal race each other at the signal bridge near Tipton, PA. This is the eastern most PRR signal bridge left on the Pittsburgh Line. It will be one of the next to fall in t... (more)
NS coal train 592 gets pushed up the West Slope by a helper set passing under the PRR signal bridge at Summerhill.
Seen from the 'World Famous' Cassandra Railroad Overlook, a pair of SD40E's head through a rock cut toward Altoona to help the next westbound train. The PRR signals have gotten use to the SD40Es a... (more)
20E with an SD40E leading the Lackawanna heritage unit, speeds east towards Croxton yard leaving a snowstorm in its wake.
"Odd Duo Picking Up Snow"
Two sets of helpers head west past the signal at Portage towards their next assignment on the West Slope.
Seems like I was destined to shoot helpers all night! Another set shoves ballast up the hill under the Cassandra Railfan Bridge, moments after this photo, torrential rain hampered the evenings ac... (more)
6315 pushes 66Q through the PRR lights at Summerhill
A pair of helpers roar in Notch 8 as they assist in shoving heavy mixed freight 14G east up the West Slope. They are seen here splitting the signals at PT 258 in Portage.
A very heavy 37A with loaded ballast cars the rear needs the help of two helpers to crest the slope this fine morning...
NS 6315 is giving the heavy 14G a hand in braking as they descend down the east slope nearing horseshoe curve.