NS power move at Cresson in minus 1 degrees. This was taken during my "snow chase trip" in early 2008.
After one of the SD80MACs had problems and caused the loaded coal train to stop at CP MO, the conductor watches from the ground as a pair of SD40-2s are added to the head end for the final climb o... (more)
With one of the two SD80MACs on the point, NS 7215 and 7201, having problems, the loaded coal train crawled up the mountain before stopping on Track 1 at MO in Cresson. SD40-2s 3340 and 3341 were ... (more)
One of the last Conrail painted SD80MACs leads a westbound train of empty hoppers into the sun on the old Pennsy mainline.
A quartet of SD80MACs prepare to depart Woodvale Yard at CP C.
SD80MAC's drag coal loads north toward South Fork, seen here passing through an S curve just south of South Fork at a location also known as Creslo Station.
Obviously ignoring the 10 ton weight limit sign, NS 7215 creeps North with a long coal train on the South Fork Secondary. The driver of the SUV is in for a long wait.
Looking almost like an HO scale model, NS 7215 crosses the main drag in Windber, PA and right through the center of town.
NS 7215 crosses over Peaceful Valley Rd. on it's way to Windber, PA.
The Southbound C91 passes through what used to be the South Fork dam which cause the Johnstown Flood. This is the 5th train being run to the recently re-opened Rosebud Mine in Windber, PA.
The shortest coal train I have ever photographed on the West Slope. Actually, this was a shopped car picked up earlier in the day at Cresson, Pennsylvania.
Looking a little worse for wear, a SD80MAC roars upgrade toward Altoona
Southbound heading back to the mine with empty coal hoppers. With NS 7211 on head end of train and NS 7212
Five SD-80 Macs head toward Cresson on a Saturday morning.
Lots of power sitting in the yard when we got back from dropping loaded hoppers at Huff Power Plant