Happy Birthday, No Fooling. In a move that is viewed in a markedly different way today than at the time, on April 1, 1976, the railroading community was formally introduced to the portmante... (more)
Amtrak train 42, the eastbound Pennsylvanian, passes the Norfolk Southern engine facility in Cresson as it approaches the top of its climb up the West Slope.
Retired and sold for scrap, NS 8717 spends its last days being picked over for parts before being cut up for scrap.
Three sets of helper power are gathered around the Cresson Engine House.
A westbound trash train makes it's way through the town of Cresson along the former Pennsylvania mainline.
The end of the line...is near for many TTX cars and NS motive power at Cresson Steel. In the foreground, many TTX cars await the scrappers torch, while a small group of NS C40-8s have been salvage... (more)
Cycles of Life. When starting the SD70ACu program, Norfolk Southern purchased 100 ex-Union Paciifc SD9043MACs units in September 2014 from EMD/Progress Rail and 10 more from CEFX in June 2016. On... (more)
RJ Corman 7123 Grain Train leads 2 RJC units and 2 NS units West out of Cresson Pennsylvania on a colorful Fall Saturday
RJC 7123 Latched up to 2 NS units and another RJC SD40-2 grain train leading Northbound out of Cresson PA with beautiful fall color all around
Several railfans showed up to watch RJC 7123 Latched up to 2 NS units and another RJC SD40-2 grain train leading East , then Northbound out of Cresson PA
As a summer storm begins to form over the area, NS 4295 rests inside the Cresson Engine House. Fresh from the rebuild line at NS's Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, the unit has been placed into... (more)
A pair of SD70ACu locomotives, both facing east, shove hard on 12G as the finish their uphill battle over the west slope. The full interlocking of "CP-MO" is in view, showing off the new... (more)