SD40Es don't escape helper service often and make it south even less. An Altoona, PA to Atlanta, GA deadhead allowed one to escape with rear observation car #5. The Maryland will celebrate it's ... (more)
NS 6322 sits at the Cresson Engine House after performing helper duty under a spectacular sunset.
NS 6322 leads a trash train up snow covered horseshoe curve amid a light snowfall
A set of helpers shoves on the rear of an eastbound NS intermodal train, about to enter Allegheny Tunnel in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania.
A four pack of SD40Es push a loaded oil train up track one towards the summit at AR.
a 4 pack of SD40E's shove on the back on this loaded oil train. The train has slowed down to get the headend and helpers setup for the trip down the mountain thru Horseshoe Curve and into Altoona.... (more)
"Norfolk Southern to the Rescue"
NS 6322 leads a large dimensional train, NS 056, down the eastern slope into Altoona. Various large caterpillar mining pieces, large steel pipes, flat steel loads, and ten brand-new GE BB40-9W for... (more)
With a ton of coal passing over, another heavy crude oil train follows up the hill behind them as helpers push the train up the grade.
SD40E NS 6322 shoves hard up the mountain
Two helpers start the shove over the mountain on the tail end of NS 37a, crossing over from 2 yard to 3 main at Alto. Alto tower is rumors to be closing in the next year, with the close of the tow... (more)