Temperatures plunge toward 10F. The snow was winding down, but had kept up most of the day as yet another intermodal charges up the mountain.
The sun comes out for a bit but it's about 12 degrees and windy so it does not matter at all. The windchill was biting and the platform was snow covered, but the shot was worth it.
Two big EMD's roll up the mountain bound for Cresson Engine House from Southfork. This was NS 55K that went light to Cresson, then changed power to drag an empty grain train west later.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A westbound emerges out of the snow on the west slope as the winter storm intensifies. The storm would bring about 8 inches of snow give or take along with some freezing rain.