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By:Lee King
Dates:10/1/2006 - 3/31/2007
Album Info:The next wave from a rising star - wait til I get my own great camera, ha ha HA Ha HAAA
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A Pumpkin-Not Rare, But Uncommon
Title:  A Pumpkin-Not Rare, But Uncommon
Description:  Well what do you know-a pumpkin. This one leads 34M around the long curve under evil skies on the last day of September. It's is also exciting-this the first train of my brand new album!
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 10/1/2006 5:45:22 PM
Location:  Perkiomen Junction, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4780(C44-9W) NS 6607(SD60)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
The Evil Over The Innocent
Title:  The Evil Over The Innocent
Description:  Hey! NS's Pennsylvania Rock Runner! Guided by an SD70, 66K eases through Pottstown by a friendly citizen-the old Reading station! But, evil looms over the city...
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 10/1/2006 5:53:08 PM
Location:  Pottstown, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2538(SD70) CSX 7832(C40-8W)
Views:  431   Comments: 1
Friend and Foe
Title:  Friend and Foe
Description:  The friendly Reading station accompanies the rushy 39G as our friend. But the foe...is the railroad. The NS mediocres put the poor GP60M in second! Evil!!
Photo Date:  10/1/2006  Upload Date: 10/1/2006 5:59:01 PM
Location:  Pottstown, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9789(C40-9W) BNSF 116(GP60M)
Views:  497   Comments: 2
Ooh-Local!
Title:  Ooh-Local!
Description:  Push-pull local H49 bullets through Pottstown with Geeps on each side. Isn't that something?
Photo Date:  10/1/2006  Upload Date: 10/1/2006 6:05:41 PM
Location:  Pottstown, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5042(GP38-2)
Views:  258   Comments: 1
6 In Shadow
Title:  6 In Shadow
Description:  On an unusually cloudless morning, 34A slides through Wyomissing with an astounding 6 engines! Despite the unusual goodness, shadows wreak havoc...
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 10:57:38 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7525(ES40DC) UP 5069(SD70M) NS 2548(SD70) NS 1439(GP15-1) NS 9067(C40-9W) NS 9233(C40-9W)
Views:  471   Comments: 0
Oldie on the Trash
Title:  Oldie on the Trash
Description:  Still no clouds! 65J chugs by slowly with an unusual leader-an old C39-8! Despite the thumbs up signaled from the conducter, an incident occured a while later, having to do with the motor...
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 11:07:10 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8209(C39-8)
Views:  244   Comments: 0
Just One!
Title:  Just One!
Description:  Woah! One unit wonder! Wierd... Anyway, this lone SD70 leads the 11J through Wyomissing. Love those skies!
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 11:13:48 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2559(SD70)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
Everyday Frieght
Title:  Everyday Frieght
Description:  14G takes a slow run through Wyomissing with an uncommon SD70M-2 on the point.
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 11:18:13 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2674(SD70M-2)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
What's Up With That!?
Title:  What's Up With That!?
Description:  NS SD70M-2 2769 turbos through Wyomissing unusually-on the wrong rail!! :o Wanna know why? 34A put on emergency, 65J's motor overloaded, and 11J had to wait behind it all.
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 11:22:41 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2769(SD70M-2)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
Hero!
Title:  Hero!
Description:  Well, well, well. NS local H49 glides through Wyomissing with a long hood forward GP15-1-a brave warrior!
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 11:29:45 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 1419(GP15-1)
Views:  333   Comments: 2
A Twin
Title:  A Twin
Description:  The other side! Another geep! H49 heads out of Wyomissing push-pull style! Nice.
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 11:36:11 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 1408(GP15-1)
Views:  307   Comments: 1
A Wave From A Newby
Title:  A Wave From A Newby
Description:  A newly painted C40-9W leads a Pumpkin and the westbound 67N past Wyomissing, getting a friendly wave from the conductor(yay!)!
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 11:41:06 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9967(C40-9W) BNSF 4571(C44-9W)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
Dark and Darker
Title:  Dark and Darker
Description:  An ugly(yet unusually shiny) -9 handles the 213 around the curve at Wyomissing. Rain threatens, though...
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 11:46:57 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8914(C40-9W) NS 7053(GP50) NS 6672(SD60)
Views:  340   Comments: 0
NS 2614
Title:  NS 2614
Description:  38G, behind an odd consist of engines, heads onto the east Harrisburg Line with some clouds doing something unusual to the scene...
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 11:51:10 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2614(SD70M) NS 7544(ES40DC) NS 8752(C40-8)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
Again, Just One?
Title:  Again, Just One?
Description:  Another One Unit Wonder! A single, lone ex-CR -8 commands the 64J at Tulp.
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 11:55:39 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8387(C40-8W)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
NS 2608
Title:  NS 2608
Description:  NS autorack train 290 cruises around the "s" curve at CP Tulp behind the recent 64J.
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 12:01:05 PM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2608(SD70M)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
Survivors
Title:  Survivors
Description:  The Berks Products factory sits untouched behind a pair of bold workers in Spring Yard. These working engines are moving some cars around.
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 12:07:37 PM
Location:  Reading, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 1413(GP15-1) NS 2222(SW1500)
Views:  438   Comments: 2
Where've You Been?
Title:  Where've You Been?
Description:  Q190 strolls through Ford St under bad skies with an EMD in charge. I haven't seen this lead model for a while before.
Photo Date:  10/28/2006  Upload Date: 11/1/2006 12:03:37 PM
Location:  Norristown, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 4703(SD70MAC)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
Interesting Number
Title:  Interesting Number
Description:  34M handles the curve at Perk Junc. The lead unit has something I haven't seen before-a 7600 series number!
Photo Date:  11/11/2006  Upload Date: 11/11/2006 9:27:13 PM
Location:  Perkiomen Junction, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7606(ES40DC) NS 2518(SD70) NS 2110(SW1001)
Views:  385   Comments: 0
A Roadrailer
Title:  A Roadrailer
Description:  An NS roadrailer-either 28A or 262-glides through Blandon with a short accident-a casting shadow.
Photo Date:  11/11/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 11:00:57 AM
Location:  Blandon, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9262(C40-9W)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
34M...Again
Title:  34M...Again
Description:  Another pose struck for 34M-this time at Blandon. 2110, in the back(unmentioned), is headed for Allentown for inspection.
Photo Date:  11/11/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 11:08:50 AM
Location:  Blandon, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7606(ES40DC) NS 2518(SD70) NS 2110(SW1001)
Views:  359   Comments: 1
1st MAC!
Title:  1st MAC!
Description:  NS 38G blares through Royersford with a first(for me)-An ex-BN SD70MAC in the lead! This is unforgetable for me.
Photo Date:  11/11/2006  Upload Date: 11/11/2006 9:39:04 PM
Location:  Royersford, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9658(SD70MAC) NS 9491(C40-9W) NS 9762(C40-9W)
Views:  323   Comments: 0
Blue Yard Passer
Title:  Blue Yard Passer
Description:  This view depicts 39G heading through Stowe with a nice leader-a CR painted C40-8W-on the point. There appears to be an H3 GEVO in final place-a guess as tomorrow's 38G leader.
Photo Date:  11/11/2006  Upload Date: 11/11/2006 9:44:59 PM
Location:  Stowe, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8398(C40-8W) NS 9017(C40-9W) BNSF 7608(ES44DC)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
Detour!
Title:  Detour!
Description:  Wow! A CSX detour at Wyomissing! Well, it isn't the first time. CSX Q173, known as 101 on the NS, trots through Wyomissing behind a GEVO and a widecab C40.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 11:42:09 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 5280(ES44DC) CSX 7814(C40-8W)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
Dirty Nose
Title:  Dirty Nose
Description:  A dity black. Not called for. That's what alot of them are. This one leads 28A through Wyomissing on towards Dunkle, Tulp, Cartech, Belt, Laurel, Blandon, Fleetwood, and the rest of the way to Allentown.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 11:48:59 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9161(C40-9W) NS 9124(C40-9W)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
6 For 34A
Title:  6 For 34A
Description:  Yet again, NS has used 6 engines for 34A(shown here). This is quite odd because NS is usually brave enough to send just one. But, 34A has been quite long from the last time I've seen it...
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 11:55:26 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9418(C40-9W)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
Round The Curve
Title:  Round The Curve
Description:  NS 21M bullets through Wyomissing with a sort of common SD70M-2. Behind me, waiting for 21M to clear, is the 920, a ballast train, out of sight.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 12:01:24 PM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2759(SD70M-2) NS 8868(C40-9)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
Here He Is
Title:  Here He Is
Description:  This is NS 920. I know, they got a surprise. While 21M bullets by, newly painted C40-9W #9961 teams with a trooper C40-8W #8354, still in CR paint. Love the shiny!
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 12:06:18 PM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9961(C40-9W) NS 8354(C40-8W)
Views:  339   Comments: 1
Meet Smokey, The Geep!
Title:  Meet Smokey, The Geep!
Description:  Looks like 7148 went on drugs. Smokey leads the 11J up the hill from Dunkle.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 12:12:27 PM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7148(GP60) NS 7126(GP60) NS 3549(B32-8)
Views:  287   Comments: 1
First R&N Train!
Title:  First R&N Train!
Description:  It's the first R&N train that I've got a photo of! Though I don't know the symbol, I know that I'ts coming out of Spring Yard and It's heading for It's own line. It's lead with an SD38 and an SD40-2.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 12:18:10 PM
Location:  Reading, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 2000(SD38)
Views:  487   Comments: 0
PRR 5711 Army Navy train
Title:  PRR 5711 Army Navy train
Description:  Now THAT'S what I'm talkin' about! With veterans in special cars being in tow, the PRR E8 duo speeds northbound over the R2 onward to the Army Navy Game-Philadelphia.
Photo Date:  12/2/2006  Upload Date: 12/2/2006 3:55:25 PM
Location:  Folcroft, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PRR 5711(E8A) PRR 5809(E8A)
Views:  288   Comments: 1
I'll Take That
Title:  I'll Take That
Description:  A pair of worker SW1001s bring out the Falls-bound H3A out of Abrams yard.
Photo Date:  12/11/2006  Upload Date: 12/11/2006 12:45:10 PM
Location:  King of Prussia, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2102(SW1001) NS 2101(SW1001)
Views:  390   Comments: 0
I'll Take It
Title:  I'll Take It
Description:  HM61 works with a pair of switchers in control. Behind the HM61 is H3A, heading out to Falls.
Photo Date:  12/11/2006  Upload Date: 12/11/2006 12:46:19 PM
Location:  King of Prussia, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2415(MP15DC) NS 2100(SW1001)
Views:  390   Comments: 1
9s On 14
Title:  9s On 14
Description:  A pair of 9s shuffle around Abrams with 14G in their possesion. Of course, the Pumpkin's last because it has no cab signals.
Photo Date:  12/11/2006  Upload Date: 12/11/2006 12:47:16 PM
Location:  King of Prussia, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9718(C40-9W) BNSF 4943(C44-9W)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
CSX 7357 Q190
Title:  CSX 7357 Q190
Description:  Today's Q190 comes over Walnut Street with it's Jersey-bound cargo behind an 8W/44 duo. We notice the ex-CR 8W has the above cab numberboards.
Photo Date:  1/7/2007  Upload Date: 1/9/2007 8:52:11 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 7357(C40-8W) CSX 5117(AC44CW)
Views:  377   Comments: 0
NS 6693 38G
Title:  NS 6693 38G
Description:  38G, behind an SD60 and 2 C40-9W's, had a race with the sun, and apparently, won that race.
Photo Date:  1/7/2007  Upload Date: 1/9/2007 8:55:28 PM
Location:  Royersford, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 6693(SD60) NS 9021(C40-9W) NS 8991(C40-9W)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
NS 5435 H6A
Title:  NS 5435 H6A
Description:  Rail train H6A, stopped and shut off on the siding, has made a power shift, resulting in seeing this beautiful blue SD50 on the point.
Photo Date:  1/7/2007  Upload Date: 1/9/2007 8:58:33 PM
Location:  Bridgeport, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Roster,Bridge
Locomotives:  NS 5435(SD50)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
WW 575 NS 39G
Title:  WW 575 NS 39G
Description:  A Winchester and Western Geep is hitched onto today's 39G, and is going to be dropped off in Abrams.
Photo Date:  1/7/2007  Upload Date: 1/9/2007 9:02:00 PM
Location:  Bridgeport, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WW 575(GP10)
Views:  495   Comments: 0
BNSF 4049 NS 501
Title:  BNSF 4049 NS 501
Description:  Rushing past loaded coal hoppers with empty coal hoppers is empty coal train 501 with a suprise-a pumpkin!
Photo Date:  1/7/2007  Upload Date: 1/9/2007 9:06:08 PM
Location:  Pottstown, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4049(C44-9W) NS 9874(C40-9W)
Views:  303   Comments: 0
Away to Allentown
Title:  Away to Allentown
Description:  Proceeding through Bird is general frieght 34M with a pair of M-2's and the Winchester and Western Geep. My guess is they'll drop off the W&W unit where it belongs.
Photo Date:  1/20/2007  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 9:46:20 AM
Location:  Birdsboro, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2739(SD70M-2) WW 575(GP10) NS 2660(SD70M-2)
Views:  492   Comments: 0
Pair o' PRLs
Title:  Pair o' PRLs
Description:  2 True Blue U's head west behind the VF outlet with this local, symbol unknown.
Photo Date:  1/20/2007  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 9:55:25 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  PRL 2202(U23B) PRL 2204(U23B)
Views:  466   Comments: 0
Around the Trio Goes
Title:  Around the Trio Goes
Description:  Drifting around the curve and up to CP Wyo is 21M with a nice trio of M-2's.
Photo Date:  1/20/2007  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 10:02:22 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2756(SD70M-2)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
Alright With Me
Title:  Alright With Me
Description:  It might be in black and have a burn on the right, but I still like this ex-CR C40-8W. Today it leads 67Z through Wyomissing and on to it's final destination.
Photo Date:  1/20/2007  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 10:09:26 AM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8315(C40-8W)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
Long and Shooty
Title:  Long and Shooty
Description:  A foreign SD70M rides west with 3 other NS engines and 153 cars on 39G.
Photo Date:  1/20/2007  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 10:16:56 AM
Location:  Birdsboro, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  UP 5175(SD70M) NS 8982(C40-9W) NS 2694(SD70M-2) NS 5225(GP38-2)
Views:  470   Comments: 0
NS 9866 34A
Title:  NS 9866 34A
Description:  Heading west through Wyo is 34A with 7 engines. We find a Heritage 1 BNSF 9W and the class unit for the GP60's.
Photo Date:  2/3/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 10:59:35 PM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9866(C40-9W) NS 6727(SD60I) NS 2107(SW1001) BNSF 965(C44-9W) NS 7100(GP60) NS 3010(GP40-2) NS 8992(C40-9W)
Views:  648   Comments: 1
NS 5567 214
Title:  NS 5567 214
Description:  A late 214 heads east with five 4-axle engines on point.
Photo Date:  2/3/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 11:04:31 PM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 5567(GP38-2) NS 5576(GP38-2) NS 3559(B32-8) NS 7141(GP60) NS 7116(GP60)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
RN 3056
Title:  RN 3056
Description:  The daily R&N move heads into Spring Yard behind 2 SD40-2's, one the "20 Years of Service" unit.
Photo Date:  2/3/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 11:07:55 PM
Location:  Reading, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 3056(SD40-2) RBMN 2003(SD38)
Views:  335   Comments: 0
NS 9450 501
Title:  NS 9450 501
Description:  501 rolls west to Wyo behind a pair of elephant style witches.
Photo Date:  2/3/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 11:13:19 PM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9450(C40-9W)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
NS 9033 507
Title:  NS 9033 507
Description:  2 blobs smoosh a white on 507, heading west over the high line.
Photo Date:  2/3/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 11:17:06 PM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9033(C40-9W) NS 9824(C40-9W)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
NS 9872 38G
Title:  NS 9872 38G
Description:  Caught in the shadows is 38G heading below 507. A very interesting engine has found it's way into second place- a BNSF H2 GEVO!
Photo Date:  2/3/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 11:20:24 PM
Location:  Wyomissing, PA
Author:  Pierre Lescomb
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9872(C40-9W) BNSF 7657(ES44DC)
Views:  204   Comments: 0


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