A trio of RJ Corman engines RJCP 3478 SD40-2, RJCP 8336 SD40T-2, RJCP 7109 SD40-2 and 2 NS dash 9s lead a grain train delivered from NS north out of Cresson.
The sun has almost set as the last rays of light shine down on an intermodal heading West with a matched set of ex-Conrail Dash 8's leading.
With the fall foliage ablaze, a pair of SD40-2 helpers begin their descent to Altoona to push another train up the grade.
An ex-EL SDP45 and a GP38 of Penn Central lineage get a westbound arrive in Cresson, having successfully gotten their train to the top of the tortuous grade west from Altoona. 6687 is an SDP45 in ... (more)
An empty ethanol train from New Jersey heads West on track 3 with a nice mix of power from three of the major Class 1 railroads in the US.
NS 538 has successfully conquered the grades West slope with a pair of brand new, consecutively numbered ES44AC's for power. As powerful as these two behemoths are, an additional 4 locomotives (SD... (more)
A coal train heads east towards Horseshoe curve as a roadrailer zooms past west at speed.
A westbound manifest on the Pittsburgh Line is photographed by MO Tower in Cresson
An eastbound freight rounds the curve at Cresson on the Pittsburgh Line. Photographed from the Gallitzin Road overpass.
NS 19G passes under the newly laid girders of "Cresson High Level Bridge." While the girders for the bridge were being laid, rail traffic between CP MO and CP UN was limited to main 4. The project... (more)
A helper set rolls along at the end of a westbound train in Cresson, Pa. They are seen ducking beneath the signal bridge at milepost 249 near the Rt. 53 overpass (which was in the process of being... (more)
NS 1111 leads stack train 20Q under the PRR signal bridge at MP 249 in Cresson, Pa. Thanks to Brad Morocco for the lights.