A tank train heads up the mountain, helped by pushers as the temperatures plunge.
Pushers roll down the mountain on this snowy cold morning.
NS 6327 brings up the rear of a four unit helper set shoving an eastbound manifest.
A set of light helpers head east through the MP 258 signals with NS 6327 on the west end.
A set of SD40E helpers based out of Cresson shoves train 16G through the Horseshoe Curve ignites before arriving in Altoona for crew change. There the helpers will be cut off the train and proceed... (more)
A helper set pushes an eastbound train under the ex-Pennsylvania Railroad position signals at Summerhill, Pa. The eastbound signals are on a high mast to clear an adjacent highway overpass.
Eastbound stack train gets a shove up the west slope with the helpers splitting the position lights at Portage.
An unusual leader, an SD40E, leads NS C88 through Blairsville. There were eight units in total on the head end of this train.
The sun is sinking fast as NS helper set drifts West, passing under the Cassandra overlook on its way to meet the next assignment.
Helpers push an eastbound intermodal up track one.
Helpers on Coal Drag 590 are at Idle as the train glides around the famous Horseshoe Curve with some great color showing.
NS 20R was the first train to travel over the Port Reading Secondary after a snow and ice storm the previous day. As such, this train cleared snow from the grade crossings along the way. An unco... (more)
The NS 6327 leads a helper set back from Horseshoe Curve.