Built in 1992 by General Electric, this C40-8 is a shadow of its former self. Retired and sold to Cresson Steel in 2016, 8758 has been parted out and awaits it fate.
Happy Birthday, No Fooling. In a move that is viewed in a markedly different way today than at the time, on April 1, 1976, the railroading community was formally introduced to the portmante... (more)
Better take careful notes, as this westbound intermodal heads towards Altoona and Pittsburgh along the Pittsburgh Line. While it was a more prevalent commodity back 10 years ago, this Dash 8, alon... (more)
Single Stacked a single year ago. A derailment the previous evening at Wyomissing Junction, PA caused a number of detours to occur on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Amongst these, Norfolk Southern Cor... (more)
Visitors to the famous Horseshoe Curve watch as Norfolk Southern intermodal 21E grinds up the grade behind a pair of GE locomotives. While most visitors have phones and cameras fixed on the action... (more)
This Morrisville-Chicago intermodal pulls through the last of the tunnel as it prepares to descend the western slope towards Pittsburgh.
With this signal taken down 9/22/19 this is just memory of the PRR.
A Norfolk Southern intermodal train heading from Morrisville PA to Chicago IL, passes under the old Pennsylvania Railroad position light signals in Leetsville, Pennsylvania, on September 21, 2019.... (more)
NS 21E passes through Mattawana on a late winter afternoon. The leader, NS 2603, is the only SD70M on the roster without a white face on the front of the unit. A UP SD70M trails second.
Take what you can get. Sometimes, the Pittsburgh Line can absolutely suck. Whenever I seem to fan the line, it really sucks. Knowing the signals will be close to their cutover, I set out during th... (more)
A dash 9 and the NS heritage unit lead westbound intermodal 21E as it splits the now removed PRR position light signals at 142 in Thompsontown, PA.
Just before 21J rolled through under the 318s with 1071 on the point, one of the Pittsburgh Line's infamous Dash 9s, #9189 powered the head end of 21E west.
NS ET44AC leads 21E westbound at Thompsontown, PA.
A rare freight move on the old Pennsy passenger main, with our late friend and long-time railfan, Tom Edkin, filming the action from the other end of the platform.
Westbound stacks roll through Ehrenfeld approaching South Fork on Horseshoe Curve's West Slope