A pair of SD80MACs bring a set of empties for the RJ Corman to take North. Also present is a Jordan spreader from the Conrail era.
A long train of empty autoracks tops the hill in Cresson, PA. Many of these old signal bridges have been taken down on the other side of Altoona. One can only assume these will be soon to follow... (more)
38Q comes through Cresson, Pa with NS 7306 leading the way on a really cold morning.
A pair of SD40E's push on the rear of M4G as it nears the top of the grade between Cresson and Gallitzin.
Locomotives: RJCP 7095, RJCP 7117 and RJCP 7123
Empty Coal Under Pennsy Signals
An empty coal train heads West under a set of endangered signals while a general merchandise train proceeds slowly as they prepare to decend the... (more)
On one of the longest days of summer, Penn Central train #33, the westbound Juniata, drops down into Cresson, PA, after cresting the Alleghenies behind the usual ex-PRR E8. This New York-Pittsburg... (more)
To help trains traverse the steep grades between Altoona and Cresson, helper engines are added to the front and back ends of trains. Here is one such Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: EMD SD40ELocation: Cresson, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: NS 6310Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 24, 2011
RJ Corman pulls over the Arch Street bridge and onto the wye at Cresson to the interchange with Norfolk Southern.
Already stripped of its headlight and numberboards, the end is near for this former Southern SD40. Meanwhile, it’s busines as usual for its Corman owned cousins in the background, the brace of SD’... (more)
An RJ Corman Company train pulls a cut of cars through Cresson passing Cresson Steel.
A helper set pushes an Eastbound oil train up the West Slope through Cresson into Gallitzin.
An Eastbound hotshot intermodal passes The Station Inn in Cresson at MP 251,
A Westbound empty coal train heads under Route 53 in Cresson passing under the old Pennsy signals.