B254 is shoving hard against a coal drag at Sand Patch. If you look closely, you can see the conductor getting to ready to "cut on the fly" as soon as they crest the summit.
Eastbound helpers B254 on todays Q358 crosses the Indian Creek Viaduct in the Youghiogheny River Gorge in notch 8 on the west slope of Sand Patch...
Built in August of 1989, and wearing Builder No. 46049, CSXT 7558's paint job may have seen better days, but at least it is still running, unlike a good number of C40-8's on other class 1's. Here ... (more)
CSXT 7558 and 7531 are two of five C40-8's working out of the Connellsville helper pool as of late. Here the matched set rolls west past the stored auto racks at Garrett on their way back to C'vil... (more)
The hills have been turned a multitude of colors as fall begins to take hold on Sand Patch. Meanwhile holding back grain train G388 is Cumberland helper B254, 8517, as the train comes out of the S... (more)
Connellsville helper B254 glides down grade through Meyersdale after shoving Q388 to the summit.
Connellsville helper B254 has just finished its shove of Q388 to Sand Patch. Odd for a helper unit, HLCX 6229 has held down the job out of Connellsville for over a week and a half now.
Connellsville helper B254 prepares to cut off of coal train U839 at Sand Patch with fall colors abound.