The conductor has lined the switches to the mine and C90 pulls from a stop with smoke bellowing.
After turning on the wye and waiting for a pair of eastbounders, NS 7201 and 7211 head east to Cresson with the first bits of color popping out on the ridge in the background.
NS 7201 has just finished shoving a loaded coal train, and are now going to turn on the wye and head to Cresson for service.
The South Fork Secondary used to serve numerous coal mines in the past. There are only two active mines now, but the "leftovers" from an old mine can be seen here at BLS Paint.
The slow trip from South Fork to Huskin is almost done as 7201 leads an empty train through Central City.
Two 80MACs shove hard on the rear of C91 as they begin the trip back to South Fork.
NS 7201 leads 4 80MACS thru Leetsdale,Pa.