An eastbound coal train (U306) rounds the horseshoe curve at Mance, Pa.
Empties headed north after sunrise
U306 passes thru Cooks Mill @ 1/15th To see another view of this train just 12 seconds earlier Click Here
Pleasant View Dairy? At least the name is somewhat fitting... most people call this Cooks Mills but the locals tell me that is wrong... even the road is clearly marked Cooks Mill...
Fishermen are paying no attention
The rear helpers on CSX U306-15 eastbound coal just went under the old WM viaduct
CSX U306-15 eastbound under the old WM viaduct
An empty Bailey-Cross coal train rumbles west out of the Harpers Ferry Tunnel bound for the Mon coal fields of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
U306 heads East at Mckeesport. The tracks on the left are that of the Mon Sub, which ultimately head to NS rails at Brownsville.
U306 throttles down to store it's load at Green Junction, not far behind me.
A colorful ACe pops out of Sand Patch tunnel and pauses to let go of the helpers on the other end.
The last light of day reaches the foot of the beginning of the Sand Patch grade on this loaded U306.