A pair of SD40E helpers are shoving on the rear of westbound NS intermodal 25V as the trains heads out of Altoona, passing the tower that once controlled this interlocking. These helpers were adde... (more)
25V rounds the famous Horseshoe Curve with the Conrail and Reading heritage units leading the charge up the mountain.
"Early Conrail Days"
The Conrail heritage unit leads NS 25V westbound in Bolivar, Pa past original Conrail tri-light signals on the Pittsburgh line.
NS 25V approaches Horseshoe Curve with an eclectic locomotive consist featuring NS 8098 "Conrail" and NS 1067 "Reading" heritage units.
Double Heritage on Horseshoe Curve
Norfolk Southern train 25V climbs the grade on Horseshoe Curve with NS 8098 (Conrail ES44AC), NS 1067 (Reading SD70ACe), and NS 9155 (C40-9W).
NS 25V knocks out Control Point Wing on the Pittsburgh line as it heads toward Pittsburgh, Pa with the Conrail heritage unit leading on ex-Conrail rails with the Reading heritage unit trailing sec... (more)
The Contrail heritage unit leads NS 25V through Bolivar, Pa on the Pittsburgh Line.
NS 25V rolls westbound through Altoona, Pa on the Pittsburgh Line with a double heritage consist at the brickyard crossing. Up front is the Contrail heritage unit and second is the Reading heritag... (more)
NS train 25V rounds Horseshoe Curve in Altoona, PA with both Conrail and Reading NS heritage units. It was a lengthy wait from Altoona as the original set of helpers to shove the train over the hi... (more)
Norfolk Southern priority intermodal train 25V rounds Horseshoe Curve with the Conrail and Reading heritages units.
Norfolk Southern priority intermodal train 25V rounds Horseshoe Curve with the Conrail heritage unit leading the Reading heritage unit.
NS 25V turns South at Fostoria and into the bright morning daylight with SD70ACC 1800 leading
NS 1800 leads westbound 25V at Lilly PA. On it's way down the West Slope of the Alleghenies.
The first of the SD70ACC rebuilds leads 25V west through CP Pack, where signal upgrades are on sight, just waiting to be installed, and ultimately cut into use.