Cabooses waiting for assignments at the small soon to be abandoned terminal. At the time of this picture the SW-8 was one of the few B&M units still in pre McGinnis livery.
This shot shows that the track structure still needs attention. During the time of this photo, Conrail was installing continuous welded ribbon rail from Boston to Selkirk. You can see the ribbonou... (more)
The rear of an eastbound train goes over the top as it starts down "The Slide". The helpers will use their dynamic brakes to hold the train back during the descent into Altoona.
A pair of SD40-2's shove an eastbound freight under the signal bridge at MO Tower in Cresson.
A helper shoves a westbound empty hopper train under the MP 241.7 signal bridge at the east end of Horseshoe Curve.
Pittsfield pusher waiting for another turn to push a freight up the steep grade East out of Pittsfield. the grade is so straight and steep, trains coming down appear to be on a slide. Sometimes th... (more)