The helper on 11V pushes hard against the rear of the train to keep the heavy monster rolling through downtown Altoona. In the shot one can clearly see the start of the grade up the mountains near... (more)
An eastbound intermodal gets a push from a pair of SD40E's at the summit of the eastbound grade passing the derelict AR Tower.
A quartet of EMDs shove on the end of a loaded coal train as fall colors peak on the mountain.
Westbound helpers head into Horseshoe curve.
A quartet of Altoona built SD40E's assist an eastbound freight over West Slope, passing the Route 53 bridge east of Cresson.
Shortly before the sun rises above the Alleghenies, 12G gets a shove through Cassandra, also with a little a help of some night equipment to provide some fill flash.
Winter railroading! NS SD40E No. 6321 and fellow SD40E helper idle at CP MO waiting for a signal east, as a westbound intermodal passes by on the adjacent main track.
Darkness momentarily turns into a magical light spectacle as a light helper set goes down the hill past the famous Cassandra Railfan Overlook. Thanks to Brad Morocco
A pair of pushers head back to Cresson PA. after shoving an eastbound over the grade.
A helper set moves through the city of Altoona towards Horseshoe Curve.
Two SD40E's provide dynamic braking on the tail end of coal drag drifting down grade under the westbound Position lights at CP MG.
This odd trio of helpers cruise east to Altoona. A rebuilt SD40-2 is stuck between two SD40Es, probably to ensure that this new Juniata rebuilt locomotive works without any bugs...
NS SD40E pushers help control an intermodal train downgrade from the tunnel