A pair of SD40E help hold back eastbound coal train 500 in the heavy snow
A repainted former Conrail GE leads loaded coal downgrade, passing relics of the Pennsy at MG Tower.
NS 500 / CSX Z718 led by SD70M-2 2661 starts loaded coal hoppers westbound on 2 at snow covered Locust.
With helpers cut in on the head end and rear this eastbound coal drag struggles its way up the west slope of the Alleghenies on track one. Note, track two showing a stop indication and track three... (more)
NS coal train 500 approaches CP MO with a fresh coat of fallen snow and a light snow that continues to fall in Cresson. In addition to the two helpers up front, this train has four on the rear.
NS 500 heads east at CP Herr on the Conemaugh Line at sunset, leaving the city of Pittsburgh behind.
Eastbound coal train NS 500 is passing the Triple Crown facility at the east end of Rutherford yard at CP Beaver.
Coal loads for Portland, PA pull into the Layoff Track next to the remnants of Bethlehem Steel.
NS 500 coal drag enters the "Hyde Park" horseshoe curve on an early Tuesday morning
The helpers on this eastbound coal drag are in full dynamic as they are in the teeth of the 2.1% grade of "The Slide'. Weather conditions were very interesting as the sun was shinning while a sudd... (more)
The NS 500 coal train from Shire Oaks, PA to Eddystone, PA passes the C39 local with 5635 at Etna Yard.
With helpers cut in on the head end and two more sets shoving on the rear end this heavy coal drag grinds up through one of the deepest cuts on the old Pennsy.
Two sets of helpers shove a heavy coal drag up the west slope of the Alleghenies.