An extra 11K heads west at the beginning of their trip out of Allentown.
NS 9310 notches up, as he passed a manifest.
With a heavy rain adding to the misery of the deep snow, a westbound glides downhill out of Elkhorn Tunnel on the Pokey.
Westbound 135 climbs the severe grade of the Old Fort Loops as it struggles past Andrews Geyser.
A rear pusher set on the rear of 81M shoves hard as the grade begins up Elkhorn.
An ex-BN unit is a rare visitor to this area in my experience. He adds some nice color to this lashup as the eastbound grain train heads toward Raleigh.
Late day light illuminates westbound 135 as it passes an old Southern whistle post.
Westbound 135's battle with the Blue Ridge Mountains is almost over as it approaches appropriately named Ridgecrest.
Westbound 135 approaches the famed Old Fort Loops as it passes Drendon.
Westbound freight 135 passes Andrews Geyser as it battles the grades of the Southern's Old Fort Loops.
A pair of Dash-9s take this empty ethanol train back west past an eastbound on the far track...
NS steel slab train 69M rolls east on 2 track of the Harrisburg Line at Swedeland behind single unit power; bridge in the background is the NS Dale Secondary.
NS 11A passes the John Deere train 62A at CP-Traff. 11A has a Montana Rail Link SD40-2 in the Freddy position.