HelperLink-Converted SD70ACUs #7241 and #7243 bring up the rear on 25Z, an intermodal to Chicago. To the right is the iconic ALTO Tower. ALTO controlled this part of Altoona for 97 years, beginnin... (more)
The helper on 25Z pushes through downtown Altoona on a warm summer morning and under the 17th street overpass. Alto Tower can barely be seen in the background above the train just on the other sid... (more)
NS 25Z roars under the signal bridge at MP 227 on the NS Pittsburgh Line. This signal bridge has since been removed as of 2019 as NS upgrades the signal system along the Pittsburgh Line.
On a picture perfect evening, stack train 25Z rolls through downtown Cleveland with the NYC heritage unit on the point.
With a former Conrail locomotive in the lead, NS 25Z glides down the West Slope of the Allegheny Mountain front and through the town of Lilly.
Charging uphill through MP 238 is NS 25Z. This location is known as "The Brickyard" in the railfan community and the iconic rock ledge above the locomotives is often used to photo eastbo... (more)
NS 4270 leads 25Z upgrade out of Altoona. This unit took the number of F9A 4270 which was renumbered to 270.
Position lights are in their final days on the Ft. Wayne Line as westbound stack train 25Z splits the masts at CP Wood as a clear is lit on Track 1 for an eastbounder.
25Z rounds Horseshoe Curve as it heads up the East Slope from Altoona.
A westbound 25Z ducks under the soon to be replaced PRR position light eastbound signals for CP TROBE, this is the last know shot before the new signals appeared a week later...
A newer SD60E brings NS 25Z under the MP 307 signals in Derry, PA on a winter's day.
The sun is out on a day it was suppose to be overcast, NS stacker 25Z climbs through the curve with a Dash 9.
The helpers on westbound 25Z enter the cut at Ardara, Pa.