The helpers work hard on a westbound ballast train at Fairhope, Pa.
NS D9-44CW 8952, running long hood forward, leads CSX Herzog ballast train W064.
CSX loaded stone extra W064 cruises south on the north end of the Philly Sub on 1 past center city between Vine and Locust with SD50-2 2497, the last one in Conrail paint, leading a YN3 slug set.
After stopping short of the interlocking, W064 proceeded at restricted speed on to the siding in Batavia due to a track circuit in the siding. Note that this lash-up featured the famous CSX 4617 (... (more)
An increasingly-rare B36-7 leads W064 back to Frontier Yard in beautiful late afternoon sunlight.
The moon looms over this somewhat-ancient power.
The B36-7 in consist seems to be smoking a tad bit...
Headed south through the seasons first snow!!