SD40E pushers zip up the mountain at Cassandra.
Trains meet at Cresson
Two big macs roll into Cresson on this very cold and snowy day. A winter storm continued to impact the west slope.
Snowy pushers help guide a train down the mountain on this 18 degree and falling day.
Pushers roll down the mountain on this snowy cold morning.
A westbound manifest in the snow.
NS pushers on a cold snowy day.
Snow is coming down as a train comes down the mountain.
SD40E pushers help guide a westbound down the mountain in wintry conditions as the first big storm of the season begins to wind down. About 8 inches of snow has fallen in the past 18 hours.
It's cold! Pushers help a train up the snowy mountain.
Winter storm warnings remain in place as an intermodal passes resting power at Cresson. Cold air is rushing in behind the departing storm with air temps near 18 degrees F.
Snow intensifies as an oil train rolls downgrade. It has been 20 years since my first visit here and 9 since my last. Changes since 2010 are less coal and more oil trains as well as more GE power.
As a winter storm begins to tighten it's grip, yet another NS freight hustles west as pushers help with descent.
As a winter storm begins to tighten it's grip, yet another NS intermodal hustles west.