A pair of SD45 helpers push hard on the ex-EL caboose on the tail end of a westbound van train just 7 tenths of a mile below the apex of Horseshoe Curve.
ex-EL U36C in fresh blue paint leads a pair of ex-PC U33Cs eastbound on the Boston Line in the early days of Conrail
Shoving hard against an ex-EL caboose
The black plague attacks the hill.
A pair of SD45 helpers drift back down the hill.
Fairly new SD40-2 leads ex-EL U36C up hill at MP 240
A helper set head uphill.
Hey! Wait for me! What you do if you are not sure if you need a helper or not. An SD40/SD45 helper set chase a van train up the hill.
Getting there. Not quite the soon-to-be standard van power of a quartet of GP40s, this train, most likely Mail 9, has a GP38-2 in the third slot as it take a run at Horseshoe Curve.
Two GP35s bracket a U33B heading down track 1.
ex-PC GP35 leads a couple "dress blue" GP40s on a Mail train through Altoona
An SD35 and SD40 shove hard against an N5c cabin car.
Fresh blue paint leads the train as it crosses over from 4 to 3 at MO late in the day. Note the backward "1"s in the number boards.
A pair of SD45s elephant style at Cresson