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Philly Railfan Pictures of the Week
Philly Railfan Pictures of the Week
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Railfan Pictures of the Week - 11/1/2020
Pennsylvania Northeastern Bethlehem Branch Hatfield and Lansdale PA October 6 2020
As a result of a washout on the Stony Creek Branch, CSX C746 had to run the SEPTA Main Line to and from Lansdale for a week, which meant no high cars due to wire clearance issues. After the issue just west of Germantown Pike was addressed, on October 6 they made a daylight run up the SCB with about two dozen CryoTrans refrigerator cars. Here the quartet of SD40-2's is heading back to the yard, passing the Jet Plastica siding, after dropping the cars on the adjacent lease track.
As C746 crosses Cannon Avenue and approaches the yard, one last chance to get broadside shots of each of the engines ...
CSX 8019 (SBD 8019), which as the trailing unit the air intake picks up all the leaves dislodged by the lead units as the train plows through the overgrowth on the Stony Creek Branch, ...
CSX 8128 (SBD 8128), ...
CSX 8853 (CR 6494), ...
and CSX 8801 (CR 6370).
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