Built in 1992 by General Electric, this C40-8 is a shadow of its former self. Retired and sold to Cresson Steel in 2016, 8758 has been parted out and awaits it fate.
An old RJ Corman coal gondola sits abandoned and partially scrapped outside Cresson Steel. These cars were briefly used in coal shuttle service on RJ Corman's Pennsylvania Cluster. The once cherry... (more)
The Other Mopac
Based in Souderton, Pennsylvania, the Moyer Packing Company, at one point the ninth-largest beef processor in the United States, called itself Mopac. The other Mopa... (more)
A duo of heritage locomotives take a short 21E through Cresson on track 2, making great time across the Pittsburgh Line.
NS 37A makes its way West past the famous Station Inn
SOLD! - In the fading light, recently rebuilt NS 4490 leads 15 SD70ACUs on their ride out of town. All have been hasty remarked 'PRLX' and are heading to one of Progress Rail's locomotive storage ... (more)
As a Welder works on a switch inside CP MO, A helper crosses over from Main 2 to the Track known as YD, to access the Service facility
Happy Birthday, No Fooling. In a move that is viewed in a markedly different way today than at the time, on April 1, 1976, the railroading community was formally introduced to the portmante... (more)
Amtrak train 42, the eastbound Pennsylvanian, passes the Norfolk Southern engine facility in Cresson as it approaches the top of its climb up the West Slope.
Retired and sold for scrap, NS 8717 spends its last days being picked over for parts before being cut up for scrap.
Three sets of helper power are gathered around the Cresson Engine House.
A westbound trash train makes it's way through the town of Cresson along the former Pennsylvania mainline.