NKP 765 leads an excursion west back to Scranton on the former DL&W mainline in the Pocono Mountains.
No need to grab a thirst buster today, as the Cumbres and Toltec's daily train is led by a double headed whammy of K-36 power past the water tank at Cresco.
K36 487 winds down from Cumbres Pass as hit heads towards Chama with the afternoon train.
K36, 487 is pouring it on as it rolls past the Cresco tank.
DL ALCos 2045-2457-405-3643-3642 passing Cresco with loaded BNSF grain hoppers bound for Pocono mill
After taking water at Cresco tank, Engineer Jeff Stebbins is getting his train underway. While starting his train on the 4% grade to Cumbres Pass, Jeff is also keeping an eye on the photo line, t... (more)
K-36 488 coasts downhill just below Cresco tank on its way to Chama only about 10 miles ahead.
RS-11 #1804, C420 #414, RS-32 #211 and M420W #2045 pass Cresco on 9th September 2013.
The 315 pulls up to Cresco tank to take on water. Looks like one railfan just quite didn't make it in time.
The Erie-Lackawanna Dining Car Society sponsored Pocono Express passes through Cresco, PA. Passengers are riding comfortably in the LV Business Car 353 and the NKP "City of Lima"
The Erie-Lackawanna Dining Car Society sponsored Pocono Express sits at the restored station in Cresco, PA. Passengers are riding comfortably in the LV Business Car 353 and the NKP "City of Lima"
Although 489 is cut in as a mid-train helper, 487 seems to be doing most of the work as another Steam Loco Safari Tours charter approaches Cresco tank.
The SLST charter freight passes Cresco tank against a fine backdrop of fall foliage.
Climbing upgrade passing the Cresco Water Tank.
On a 4% grade, the train roars to a stop for water at Cresco Tank. When they started back up after taking on water, they rolled back several feet before moving due to the grade.