After pausing further south for a tornado warning to expire, a northbound empty coal train[s] in a 1x6x2 setup leans into the curve at Buenos as shadows encroach on the scene. The escarpment of th... (more)
Normally, a midday northbound on a north-south line would be the least ideal situation, but storms quickly approaching from the southwest created the opportunity to do something different.
UP 4014 leads the Union Pacific Museum Special across the Kate Shelley High Bridge over the Des Moines River.
All Alco Meet at the Summit A total of eight Alcos of various types and liveries meet at Pocono Summit as PT-98, with 5 locomotives, continues east towards East Stroudsburg passes a grain t... (more)
The CLOMEM is nearing civilization, the town of Post, TX, again after begining it's descent of the Llano Estacado south of Slaton some 24 miles north (west).
On a gorgeous fall day, Middletown & Hummelstown's ex-CN 'Mogul' #91 crosses the Swatara Creek Bridge with the 12PM train.
After a mostly cloudy morning, the sun comes out in time to light up H76 rolling through the backyards of Slateford (Upper Mt. Bethel Township) on their way towards Allentown.
High Hood in the Gap While not out of the norm for either NS or the D-L, a high hood leader in the form of SD40-2 #3201 was a welcome sight at Slateford Jct.
After working the NS interchange BDRV 8159 crosses the Third Neshanic River bridge, also known as Copper Hill Trestle, on it's way back light to Ringoes.
Sucker Hole BRW 752 returns to Ringoes after working the NS interchange at Three Bridges. Numerous fast moving clouds created interesting lighting conditions all day as was the case at the ... (more)
Gone from the West Slope are both blue ex-Conrail units as well as SD40-2 helper sets. A four-pack of 40-2s, with NS 3349 bringing up the rear, shoves a loaded coal train east as NS 9285 overtakes... (more)
The Flaming Foliage Express turns on the wye at Keating.
It's hard to believe it has been 9 years since the PRR E8s lead the Flaming Foliage Express up the NS Buffalo Line to Renovo seen here splitting the signals at Farwell.