One of 4 active SD50s (three in CR paint) leads 67Z west on the Pittsburgh Line. The train is passing through CP-MO in Cresson, PA.
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Westbound empty hopper train heading back to the Powder River Basin for another load.
NS SD40-2s 3338 and 3344 shove hard on the rear of eastbound autoparts train 12N as they pass the former site of MO Tower and the small yard known as the Cresson Engine Facility, which is unusuall... (more)
Late in the day, NS SD40-2s 3346 and 3343 take a break from helping trains up the mountain to get serviced at the Cresson Engine Terminal during one of the many snow squalls that help dump over 5 ... (more)
A 3-pack of 80MAC's wait for trains to clear up before heading west to South Fork. This is the second time I have gotten an "alien invasion" shot at Cresson as an EB produces an eerie glow around ... (more)
Busy night! A coal train waiting to be picked up by R.J. Corman sits in the foreground with its EOTD blinking as a WB's EOTD is seen flashing away. An EB is lighting up the trees and side of the c... (more)
NS 3335 shoves onto a loaded coal train and splits the signals at CP-MO.
NS 3346 sits in the snow awaiting the go ahead to move east.
NS 3346 and 3341 sit awaiting their assignment at CP-MO. Lighting provided by SD80MAC #7213.
NS crew members watch NS 3372 roll backwards to assist the NS 9833 down the hill.
NS 3428 turns on its lights and gets ready to head to Altoona.
Helpers NS 3346 and PRR 3341 sit at MO waiting for 18N to pass so they can follow it back down the hill to Altoona. The red dashes are the EOT on the last autorack of 18N as it heads east. Fuji Fi... (more)
Freezing our butts off at MO.
PRR 3335 kicks up snow as it brings up the rear of a loaded coal passing through the eastbound signals at MO.