This pair of CSX AC6000's were tested in helper service on the former B&O West ENd back in 1998.
On a hazy summer evening, a trio of SD50's shove a loaded coal train past the classic B&O signals at Amblersburg as the heavy train struggles up Cranberry Grade.
A single GE widecab shoves an eastbound grain train into Pinkerton Tunnel on the west slope of Sand Patch Grade.
The Connellsville Helper brings up the rear of an eastbound freight as it approaches to top at Sand Patch.
Brand new AC6000's 601 and 600 test in helper service along the former B&O West End.
A trio of SD60's working as the Burnsville Helper shove loaded coal train T800 thru a dip on the ex-B&O Cowen Sub near Walkersville. This line is now operated by the A&O.
A single SD50 brings up the rear of westbound Q217 as it climbs the east slope of Sand Patch Grade. Although still a nice shot, the look from the Foley Overlook has gone downhill since the remova... (more)
Pinkerton and Shoo Fly Tunnels on the West Slope of Sand Patch Grade were once double track. The B&O single tracked them in the mid-60's to improve clearances. The change is clearly visible as a... (more)
During the 90's, CSX used three SD60's as the Burnsville Helper on the Cowen Sub. The EMD's were doing their job, shoving a loaded coal train over this former B&O line. It is now part of the A&O... (more)
Three SD60's working the Burnsville Helper shove coal train T800 up the Cowen Sub. This line is now part of the A&O Railroad.
A single SD50 shoves westbound Q217 up the east slope of Sand Patch Grade at Foley.
A single unit helper pops out of the L&N tunnel at Ford as it returns from shoving a coal train.
A set of helpers shoves a coal train onto the Old Main Line Subdivision as it passes the historic station at Point of Rocks.
A single SD60M serves as the Hyndman Helper as it shoves westbound Q640 up the East Slope of Sand Patch Grade.