NS H2A, the Hershey shifter, works the yard east of the Derry Road crossing.
Its 2:19am and the Hershey shifter is ready for another day of shifting at the Sweetest place on earth.
H2A "Hershey Shifter" is slightly dwarfened by the New Signal Mast @ MP 98 @ 9:51am
9737 crosses the West Branch Brandywine Creek on its way to the Lukens Steel (now ISG Plate) mill in Coatesville.
9737 looks slightly ominous as it creeps away from the camera down the steep W&N connection. The grade crossing in the photo is on a very hazardous downhill curve. There are many close calls here... (more)
The Coatesville local makes some noise as it backs down the steep W&N connection that links the Amtrak Keystone line to the remaining portion of the ex-Reading Wilmington & Northern Branch. There'... (more)
The Coatesville-Abrams local enters the NS Morrisville Line. The power will run around the train to begin the trip down the Dale Secondary to Amtrak and Coatesville.
H2A passes through the US 202/US 422/I-76 improvement project area. As part of the project, the Dale Secondary received a mulitmillion dollar upgrade in the form of a brand new truss bridge over ... (more)
H2A pulls its train off the Morrisville Connecting Track to set up a runaround move to enter the Dale Secondary. What will become the rear of the train currently site just behind the power: cabin... (more)
H2A heads west on the Amtrak Keystone Main toward Coatesville, PA.