The Southfork Secondary is alive and well.
A Sunday loaded train, stops at the SUMMIT to pump up the brake pipe for the ride down the hill to Southfork.
In honor of a fallen fellow Railfan, and my best friend.
Tony Kimmel passed away on this day of 2-01-2016. after a long fight with liver disease.
He will be remembered by many.
Sometimes it all comes together. Perfect weather, a great scene and a standard cab leader.
A perfect fall day.
This past winter, heavy snow squalls dumped inches of snow within minutes.
A set of helpers drifts downhill under a soon to be demolished PRR signal bridge.
On another near zero day, NS trusts a solo SD60E, to do the job as a one unit wonder on the head end of this westbound auto-rack train.
Death Star SD70 on the West Slope of Sandpatch. In a few more feet, it would get a helper ahead.
The Big Bad Brandt truck at East Conemaugh, PA with a small work train.
Christmas comes early! 80MACS on a trash train.
Only one of two on the Norfolk Southern roster. We were very lucky to see them on the CB60 local to Hollidaysburg.
The straight track at Hollidaysburg is in perfect light in the dead of winter.
When a helper set, hauling two other helper sets, gets pressed into duty as a head end helper. It results in a 9 unit lash up, piled onto the head of an NS 536 coal train.
6 SD40E's and 3 SD60I... (more)
During an ice storm, the NS 8099 leads an oil train through Lilly. I was in for quite of an adventure, when I persued this train even farther!
This is where you want to be for evening trains on the NS West Slope. Look at that lighting!