Hole in the Sky
One of the countless intermodals to pass through this area on a daily basis hits a sweet spot in the sky while sun illuminates only a small patch of the track. ... (more)
Hard at Work. With the summit only a couple of miles away, an eastbound intermodal is working as hard as it can to crest the West Slope of the Allegheny Mountains. Soon the toughest part of... (more)
Norfolk Southern Train 36A lead by SD60I 6746 as well as three Dash 9-40CWs and an SD70M-2 highballs east through Cresson, PA. Soon NS Train 36A will reach the summit of the NS Pittsburgh Line an... (more)
As darkness encompasses the night sky, the railroad keeps rolling. 20E passes Carney's Crossing, with its headlights lighting the surrounding area.
The Amtrak Pennsylvanian streaks west past the signals at CP MO during the last moments of daylight in a heavy snow storm.
After getting back from dinner and settling in, I decided to explore some of the reading material at the "Station Inn" in Cresson, PA. Norfolk Southern had tied down a loaded hopper trai... (more)
A 4-unit set of SD40E's shove on the rear of PPLX coal train 538, splitting the tri-light signals at CP-MO in Cresson as he assaults the West Slope.
Empty oil cans of 67W rush under the PT 249 signals near Cresson, PA.
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An eastbound stack train splits the signals at CP MO, on its way to be yarded at ROSE to wait out the rest of Snowmageddon 2016 in Altoona.
A freshly painted GE locomotive leads NS 10G eastbound at Cresson, PA.
60N rolls westbound through Cresson,PA with the Monongahela heritage unit leading.
A Roger Puta photograph