An Eastbound empty coal drag exits the East portal of the Allegheny Tunnel in Gallitzin, PA. The railroad park is decorated with American flags for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Around 70 tr... (more)
With nearly 19,000 tons of coal in tow, NS 590 grinds uphill through Lilly, PA and under the classic ex-PRR signal bridge on a warm summer morning.
Gone. These intermediate signals in Fostoria, Pa on the NS Pittsburgh line are now just a distant memory as of today (4-28-19), as they were taken down by NS crews in favor of cab signaling. Here ... (more)
A four pack of SD40E helper locomotives shoves loaded coal drag 590 up the West Slope of the Allegheny Mountains past the soon to be extinct color position lights at Portage.
NS's Southern Railway heritage unit leads this Shire Oaks, PA-Baltimore, MD coal train. It looks like the NS 9019 D9-44CW trailing unit's engine compartment was very hot at one time.
A helper set shoves the rear of a coal train up the Allegheny Mountains while passing under a PRR signal bridge in this ten second exposure.
The shadows are quickly engulfing the valley floor as a double set of helpers, three still in Conrail paint, shove an eastbound coal drag through Ehrenfeld, PA.
Eastbound at CP Long , with a loaded coal train with two conversion engines.
The helpers on loaded coal drag NS 590 push are to shove this 80 plus car coal train up to the summit.
A 4 set of EMD SD40Es give it all they got to push 130 loaded coal buckets up the west slope of the NS Pittsburgh Line with only 2 units on the head end, seen from the Cassandra overlook at MP 253... (more)
A loaded coal train destined for the port of Baltimore passes under this classic Pennsylvania Railroad signal bridge at Summerhill, PA just after midnight on February 20, 2017.
590 approaches O'Donnell St on the President St Branch, with export coal in tow for the CONSOL Marine Terminal.
A pair of 80Mac's lead loaded coal train 590 eastbound up the west slope at Lilly. The train would only would make to Cresson to have the NS 7204 checked out after it started leaking a lot of oil ... (more)
One timely cloud.
NS coal drag 590 passes under the signals at SO on track 1 heading east with 4 engines in front in NS 8085, 8053, 9863 and 7570 along with the aid of 4 SD40E's on ... (more)
Norfolk Southern SD40E helper, 6317, brings up the rear of this loaded Coal Train as it rolls down grade at the Horseshoe Curve.