Cresson Turn Westbound and construction to build a bridge over the tracks.
Cresson Turn Westbound
OHCR leads the NPT across the Scioto River and on towards CSXT's Parson Yard on a late October afternoon.
Two RJ Corman locos and three NS locos haul an empty coal train past the Pennsy Signals at Keating. Locomotives:RJC 3478 SD40-2RJC 8336 SD40T-2NS 2683 SD70M-2NS 9040 C40-9W... (more)
Two RJ Corman locomotives get permission from the NS Southern Tier dispatcher to head down the NS track and pick up an empty coal train. Locomotives: RJC 3478 SD40-2RJC 8336 SD40T-... (more)
EMD 6302, which is the former SOO 6302 and Milwaukee Road 179, sits at the fuel racks in the Tucson Yard, while Cotton Belt 9671 is in the shop to the right. Photo taken with permission.
Westbound freight Q383 follows the Casselman River as it approaches Rockwood, Pa.
After charging the air breaks and doing a full break test, FWWR 2017 is at the lead of the railroad's "Cresson turn" that goes through west Fort Worth then down to it's namesake city of cresson.
Westbound stacks approach the signals protecting the east portal of Sand Patch Tunnel, located a few yards ahead.
A pair of RJ Corman locos brings an empty coal train past the Belford Mine. Locomotives: RJC 3478 SD40-2RJC 8336 SD40T-2
The NS local has finished its switching in North East and picks up speed as it heads back west towards Erie.
The NS local switches its train in Erie while a CSX ethanol train goes by with CN power. Locomotives:NS 3311 SD40-2CN 2029 C40-8CN 2609 C40-8W
My chase of Q263 with its trio of classic EMD locomotives comes to an end as the train enters Buffalo's Frontier yard to drop off and pick up cars.Locomotives:CSXT 8196 SD40-2CSXT ... (more)
A faded CSX SD40-2 leads a string of empty autoracks, as they head Northbound over the old Western & Atlantic Sub.