"Bright Colors on a Dreary Day"
Fall foliage is nearing peak in Altoona, PA as an empty coal train heads West with one of my personal favorite locomotives on point, the SD80MAC.
A westbound mixed freight meets an eastbound at Cassandra.
Family, friends, and workers of the Juniata Locomotive Shops walk around past an 80MAC that is in for servicing during the Juniata Locomotive Shops "Family Day" tours.
NS Morrisville, PA to Conway, PA mixed freight 17G rolls westbound on the Morrisville Line with a trio of former Conrail SD80MACs for power.
A string of 80MACs and a couple road engines get serviced at the Cresson locomotive facility on a cold February night.
A pack of ten SD80MACs return west after having their weekly servicing done at the Cresson Engine House...
Two SD80macs shove hard on a eastbound loaded train,
A single 80MAC helps put the brakes on eastbound loads creeping slowly down the mountain and around Horseshoe Curve on a beautiful but chilly fall morning.
7210 is working hard, as the lone helper on C90. Two more 80MACs are up front, leading the coal train upgrade on the West Slope.
The colors explode as 10 80Macs pass!
NS C90 drifts downgrade through Lilly.
NS 650 catches a stop signal at CP-MO allowing the photographer to wander around and find a few new angles of a very popular location.
The chase of these two MACs over the summit of the Alleghenies ends at the bottom of Horseshoe Curve, as NS 650, lead by 7210 and still blue 7208, grinds around one of the most famous railroad mon... (more)