RJC-2 heads northbound out of Cresson with a Snoot SD40-2 and Snoot SD40T-2. The train is a NS 58R grain train bound for the ethanol plant in Clearfield, Pa.
NS train 18N is running hours behind schedule as he reaches the top of the grade in Cresson. The sun is just starting to warm the air on this July day
NS 504 powers to the top of the grade at the Cresson Engine house with two SD70ACe's pulling full power
What is known to some on the West Slope as the best train to catch, because of it's power assortment, the westbound Altoona-to-Conway 11A manifest, makes it's move through Cresson, PA. Leading the... (more)
A two-unit Conrail helper set eases along under the watchful eyes of the operator in MO Tower at Cresson. Coming down the mountain in the background is a westbound TV (Trail Van) train (intermodal... (more)
A pair of SD40E helpers shove a 26T upgrade as the train approaches the summit of its climb.
A C8R helper shoves oil train 64D up the mountain during a VERY heavy snowfall, which made life difficult for all involved on NS this particular morning.
One last "Dress Blue." In February 2013, NS SD50 5406 (ex-Conrail 6712) was one of the final four Conrail-painted engines that remained on the active NS roster. I was lucky enough to be in ... (more)
Empty grain train waits at the west end of Cresson siding for a crew to board and take it west. The Central of Georgia heritage unit sits third in the consist.