In the late 1970's, Conrail's helper district west of Altoona was dominated by 45-series locomotives (SD45's, SDP45's, and SD45-2's). Here a pair of SDP45's await their next call to duty at the Ce... (more)
A Conrail blue SD80MAC rests at the Cresson Engine Facility after working a coal drag.
It was a beautiful morning on the West Slope, and the sun was shining when this train rolled by.
At day break, with the sun shining as temperatures hover around freezing, NS 7719 brings a heavy manifest west.
After 42R shoves into the interchange track for RJ Corman, NS 10A, led by SD40E's, comes east followed by a helper set of SD40E's making for an interesting rolling meet.
RJ Corman picks up NS 42Rs hoppers
At 8:34 AM, the Pennsylvanian sprints eastbound through Cresson on a particularly cold but very sunny late spring day.
Looking sharp in Cresson, PA, a C44-9W coupled to an SD60E idle during a crew change in the darkness of May 9th.
16N waits for a clear signal at CP MO in Cresson, PA.
While resting near the Cresson helper station, a string of SD80MACs sits on the siding.
Westbound oil train 67W with the Savannah & Atlanta heritage trailing.
A quintet of NS SD80MAC's head West on track two in beautiful afternoon light as the last of 2013's fall foliage remains on the trees.
An eastbound coal train gets ready to head down the hill after applying front end helpers. On the rear there was a 4-Pack of helpers tied on as well. Today was a breezy day as noted by the America... (more)