Westbound manifest 35A slides down into Cresson passing under the soon to be extinct Pennsy signal bridge next to Route 53.
A helper set pushes an Eastbound oil train up the West Slope through Cresson into Gallitzin.
A Westbound empty coal train heads under Route 53 in Cresson passing under the old Pennsy signals.
Pushers on eastbound coal loads
The "Cresson High Level Bridge" is being removed and replaced by a new bridge over the next several months. This bridge crosses the NS Pittsburgh Line at MP 249 and connects Gallitzin wi... (more)
Eastbound intermodal 26T passes under the Route 53 bridge at MP 249 as it is within a mile of cresting the summit.
Canon EOS 60D
NS 6324 is a helper unit going under the signals.
66Z pauses briefly before proceeding east with empty gons, while C52 prepares to begin heading west to Cresson with coal empties for the RJC.
Three SD80MAC's are struggling hauling coal up the west slope as they approach the Route 53 bridge elephant style.
A westbound Van train rolls under the CPL's at 249.
NS 12G rolls under the signals at mp 249 and illuminates the side of a coal train sitting east of Cresson.
A double stack train rolls down track 3 towards Altoona.
The late afternoon sun glistens off the side of 20R as it charges eastbound up hill down track one.
Two SD80macs shove hard on a eastbound loaded train,
With a total of 10 engines 8 of them are pushers, and with 6 on the tail end shoving hard towards Gallitzin NS 590 rolls under PA 53 on track 1.