NS extra loaded coal train Y90 passes under the now-gone PT146 signal bridge on the Pittsburgh Line between Thompsontown and Mexico. Luckily, Main 1 was out of service all morning on this particul... (more)
A Norfolk Southern coal train heads East towards the Conemaugh Generating Station (otherwise known as the Huff Power Plant) near New Florence, PA. The powerplant is scheduled to close down at the ... (more)
A pair of GEs has these export coal loads well in hand as they exit Casners Curve, along the Juniata River between Mifflin and Port Royal, PA. NS Y90 is destined for the Port of Baltimore.
A Y90 is working up the West Slope on the long straightaway between Portage and Cassandra. Looking high up, one can see the Jamestown Bridge in the background.
RJ Corman and Hulcher crews work to rerail a coal car during the cleanup process. Eastbound coal train Y90 (extra 590) derailed around midnight on April 9th while entering Rose Yard in Downtown Al... (more)
NS Y90's power basks away in Enola yard while waiting for a crew to take to Baltimore. NS 8098 "Conrail" heritage leads the way and would depart Enola later that afternoon.
A quartet of EMDs shove on the end of a loaded coal train as fall colors peak on the mountain.
Loaded coal train Y90 heads east splitting the PPL's at Hunt on Memorial Day with NS 1166 on the point.
NS Y90 makes its way eastward past CP PORT on the NS Pittsburgh line while the former PRR signal bridge stands tall above it. It won't be long until all ex PRR signal bridges are replaced on NS tr... (more)
Tunnels on the Clinch Valley District between St. Paul and Coeburn were noted for their tight clearances. NS 2523 almost fills the portal as it exits the east portal of Big Bull Tunnel; it was, an... (more)
A four pack of helpers hold back Y90 on track one while 20Q heads east on track two.
A total of 6 SD40-2s at full throttle shove Y90 and 20Q up the West Slope towards the summit at Galitzin.