Due to rerouting from the NBER to Lock Haven and south on the Buffalo Line to CP-WAT, this PPLX coal train was sent east on the NS Pittsburgh Line to Rockville and north on the Buffalo Line. The e... (more)
Due to the 21Q derailment, coal trains bound for Conway leave Shire Oaks yard with the road power on the rear and the yard power on the head end. These trains, which usually run through the derail... (more)
Street Running in Tyrone
A trio of Norfolk Southern SD60Is bring a train of empty coal cars down the Nittany and Bald Eagle as they ease through a brief area of street running ... (more)
Y92 soars east over the former PRR Conemaugh Division on the Bow Ridge Bridge at the Tunnelview Historic Site near the Conemaugh River Dam as seen in the background between Saltsburg and Blairsvil... (more)
An empty hopper train for Shire Oaks slowly rolls past the Pitcairn Intermodal Terminal and will eventually pull up to a stop signal at CP Wing to wait for opposing traffic.
Southbound Ridge train First since the the shutdown.
You know a train is very late when the dispatcher says to AMTRAK and says I know your late but NS 211 is extremely late Then he said you will follow him all the way to Charlotte. So a 10+ hour lat... (more)
NS SD60I 6737 (still in Conrail paint) leads two other NS GEs on loaded coal train 502 past a private crossing in Tipton, PA. This train is on it's way out of Altoona after conquering the Alleghen... (more)
Fresh out of the paint shop, another locomotive is saved from the embarrasment of being painted blue.
A loaded coal train eases past Alto Tower, still manned, but may be closed by the end of the year.
Two Conrail Blues (NS 6737 and 6717) and an ex-Conrail repaint (NS 8398) pull 554 west across the frozen Rocky River.
A blue veteran leads an empty coal drag up the mountain as a trailer train eases downgrade. The rear of the empty hopper train can be seen just above the beginning of it.
Bound for the mining regions south of Pittsburgh, three units still in their Dress Blues whip around the S-curve east of Tipton with empties in tow. In hindsight, I'm glad I braved the cold while... (more)