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A Late Running “Racked Up” Train 36T

Train 36T had a problem with their marker and because of the length of the train couldn’t proceed south past Hop Bottom, Pa.. After some help from the crew of 37T proved unsuccessful the train had to have their marker swapped out for a different one before it could finally proceed on to Allentown, Pa., […]

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(Part 3 of 3) Harrisburg, Pa: Enola To Paxton, Amtrak To NS (Harrisburg Yard)

Harrisburg Yard is admittedly not the easiest spot to railfan in Harrisburg but it’s certainly a lot of fun. The MacLay Street overpass would make an excellent vantage point if not for the 8-foot or so high concrete wall…. Enterprising railfans can overcome this by bringing a step ladder with them for some great high […]

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(Part 1 of 3) Harrisburg, Pa: Enola To Paxton, Amtrak To NS (Enola Yard)

Today started out foggy and drab, just as the forecast had predicted and didn’t help that we were right next to the Susquehanna River…. Whatever the case, it’s Saturday, January 17 and once again, we’re in Harrisburg, Pa. getting an early morning railfanning start at Enola Yard. Looking north into the fog and up the […]

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Train 36T or W6T?… You Decide

Train 36T or W6T?… You decide…. As soon as I turned on the scanner this morning I heard this train setting off the defect detectors in Glenburn (M.P. 662) and had to make a fast decision…. Which way was he going (one of the dilemmas of Sunbury Line defect detectors). After waiting for ten minutes […]

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Octo-Train!… Norfolk Southern Train 30T With (Count em’) 8 Locomotives And 80 cars

Norfolk Southern Train 30T with 8 locomotives and 80 cars @ 08:47 a.m…. Winter and sunny skies has always been (at least to me) a double-edged sword…. Because the clearer the skies, usually the colder the day…. Today was no exception. The temperature was 10 degrees this morning with a real feel of about 11 […]

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