Eastbound through a snow covered Cresson, NS' Penn Central and Savannah & Atlanta heritage ACe's lead NS 10G along the Pittsburgh line to Altoona.
Kicking up fresh snow from winter storm Euclid, Amtrak's eastbound Pennsylvanian charges through Cresson, under the power of one of Amtrak's rare B32-8's.
A brandy new SD70ACe spends some quality time with veteran SD80MACs at the Cresson Helper Facility in a near whiteout snow storm.
An RJ Corman local crew switches cars just outside of Cresson with two SD40-2s in near white out conditions as a matching Corman F-350 pulls up along side the train.
Fresh blue paint leads the train as it crosses over from 4 to 3 at MO late in the day. Note the backward "1"s in the number boards.
A pair of SD45s elephant style at Cresson
NS 13G rolls towards Cresson with three GE Dash-9s leading the charge.
Fairly new SD40-2 and ex-PRR SD45 hang onto an ex-HN caboose for the ride down the hill as they get going past MO tower.
The Pennsylvanian heads west through Cresson.
With helper sets in the rear and the front this loaded manifest has the dynamics on full blast as they rumble by the Cresson engine terminal.
RJ Corman power cuts off a loaded coal train (NS 578) on main 5 in Cresson. The train would be picked up by NS later in the day.
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Amtrak 42 (04T) "The Pennsylvanian" rounding the bend at the Route 53 Bridge. Of note: This is the only piece of the ex-PRR mainline that retains all 4 tracks. So, in this shot, Amtrak 04T is head... (more)
20W goes through the "Fall Cut", about to duck under the soon to be replaced route 53 bridge.
While waiting for 425 the normal passenger train exits a tunnel