NS 1065, the S&A Heritage Unit, lusts up the grade on the west slope of the Pittsburgh line through Lilly, PA, as the heavy manifest train behind heads toward the yard in Altoona.
South Fork Savannah:
NS 1065 leads manifest 10G up the hill and around the bend in South Fork, PA, located 10 miles east of Johnstown.
Just south of Ambridge, Pennsylvania, is the town of Leetsdale. Norfolk Southern train 10G has just departed Conway Yard and is heading east to Enola PA on September 21, 2019. NS ES44DC 7688 is ... (more)
With this signal taken down 9/22/19 this is just memory of the PRR.
NS helper 6312 and company hold on to the rear of NS 10G as the train passes through the Gallitzin Tunnel. Most of the train is already descending the hill so the helper is needed at this point fo... (more)
With a helper ahead, NS 10G blasts through Portage, PA with the ex-PRR signals standing guard.
A four-pack of helpers shove this manifest train up the West Slope of the Allegheny Mountains.
With the moon ahead. NS 10G approaches CP Leech on the Conemaugh Line. Replacement signals are on site at this location now. Only a matter of time remains
The helpers on eastbound 10G disappear into a snow enshrouded cut at Wegley, Pa.
Eastbound 10G appears to have ample head end power as it rolls through Wegley, Pa. after a late winter snow storm. The lead locomotive was originally Conrail 5578.
NS 10G grinds around the curve approaching the Route 53 highway overpass in Cresson.
Eastbound with Mec 3403 , Mec 3404 on a manifest train.
10G creeping through the small town of Duncannon, PA on its way to Enola yard.
West Slope Helper Service
A matched set of Norfolk Southern SD40-2's lend a hand to NS 10G as they begin their decent down the Alleghenies. Long gone are the days where SD40-2'... (more)
After helping shove Eastbound mixed freight 10G over the West Slope of the Allegheny Mountains in Central Pennsylvania, a pair of EMD SD40E helps assist with braking as the long train eases downgr... (more)