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By:George C Johnson
Dates:7/28/2006 - 8/26/2006
Album Info:A series of photos I took during two different trips to Cresson this summer. Sorry for the cloudy shots--it rained most of time I was there.
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RCJP 7697 & five friends
Title:  RCJP 7697 & five friends
Description:  RJ CORMAN #7697 and five friends pick up a load of empties that will be taken to a nearby mine for loading.
Photo Date:  7/27/2006  Upload Date: 12/25/2006 2:56:47 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
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Locomotives:  RJCP 7697(GP38)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
PRR Caboose #477869
Title:  PRR Caboose #477869
Description:  PRR #477869 on static display at Cresson's railroad viewing park. The park is located on Front Street directly across from the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/25/2006 2:56:48 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  314   Comments: 0
PRR caboose 477869
Title:  PRR caboose 477869
Description:  PRR #477869 on static display at Cresson's railroad viewing park. The park is located on Front Street directly across from the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/25/2006 2:56:49 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  396   Comments: 0
NS helpers 3340 & 3380
Title:  NS helpers 3340 & 3380
Description:  NS helpers 3340 & 3380 awaiting service at the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/25/2006 2:56:50 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3340(SD40-2) NS 3380(SD40-2)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
NS 3340, up close and personal
Title:  NS 3340, up close and personal
Description:  NS 3340 at the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/25/2006 2:56:51 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3340(SD40-2)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
Signals on the NS Pittsburg mainline
Title:  Signals on the NS Pittsburg mainline
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/25/2006 2:56:52 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
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Views:  73   Comments: 0
None shall pass...
Title:  None shall pass...
Description:  Derailer on the storage track leading to the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2006 2:47:33 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
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Views:  103   Comments: 0
Waiting for the call
Title:  Waiting for the call
Description:  A pair of SD60s (left) and a pair of SD40-2s (right) wait to be called out for duty at the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2006 2:47:35 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6706(SD60) NS 6709(SD60) NS 3374(SD40-2) NS 3425(SD40-2)
Views:  370   Comments: 0
Helpers on the mainline
Title:  Helpers on the mainline
Description:  A SD40-2 helper pair on the NS Pittsburg mainline at Cresson, PA.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2006 5:28:08 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3338(SD40-2) NS 3339(SD40-2)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
NS 2588
Title:  NS 2588
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/21/2006 6:00:39 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
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Locomotives:  NS 2588(SD70M)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
NS 2588
Title:  NS 2588
Description:  Westbound freight passes the Station Inn in Cresson.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/21/2006 6:00:40 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2588(SD70M) NS 6585(SD60)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
NS 2897
Title:  NS 2897
Description:  A single SD70M-2 pulls a string of trailers eastbound.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/21/2006 6:00:41 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
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Locomotives:  NS 2697(SD70M-2)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
NS 9399
Title:  NS 9399
Description:  Two NS C40-9Ws pull a unit train of trash containers east.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/21/2006 6:00:44 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9399(C40-9W) NS 9666(C40-9W)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
NS 9666
Title:  NS 9666
Description:  Two NS C40-9Ws pull a unit train of trash containers east.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/21/2006 6:00:38 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9666(C40-9W) NS 9399(C40-9W)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
Helper action
Title:  Helper action
Description:  Two NS SD40-2's provide tail-end power on a long westbound trailer train.
Photo Date:  7/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/25/2006 2:56:46 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3340(SD40-2) NS 3380(SD40-2)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Rear-end power
Title:  Rear-end power
Description:  NS # 3342 & #3387 (trailing) at the end of an eastbound coal drag.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 7:34:54 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3387(SD40-2) NS 3342(SD40-2)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
NS #3387 & #3342
Title:  NS #3387 & #3342
Description:  Rear end helpers on a long, heavy coal drag.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 7:32:48 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 3342(SD40-2) NS 3387(SD40-2)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Eastbound, at speed
Title:  Eastbound, at speed
Description:  Maybe its not the best picture, but its one of my favorites. Four SD40-2s provide the head-end power on a fast moving coal drag.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 7:55:06 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories:  Action
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Views:  69   Comments: 0
Eastbound coal drag
Title:  Eastbound coal drag
Description:  An eastbound coal drag passes the Cresson Engine Facility under threatening skys on a humid July morning.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 7:42:51 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 3433(SD40-2)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
Head-end power
Title:  Head-end power
Description:  Head-end power (plus another SD40-2 you don't see) on an eastbound coal drag. Two additional SD40-2 helpers are on the back end,
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 7:45:18 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 3433(SD40-2) NS 3373(SD40-2) NS 3366(SD40-2)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
Waiting their turn
Title:  Waiting their turn
Description:  An eastbound coal drag approaches the Cresson Engine Facility, where a two engine helper set waits its turn to work on the mainline. Two other helper sets are being serviced.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 7:58:02 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
NS 9445 & 9264
Title:  NS 9445 & 9264
Description:  Sorry for the grainy shot--taken during a hazy, humid day.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 12/25/2006 4:22:37 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9445(C40-9W) NS 9264(C40-9W)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
Reporting for duty
Title:  Reporting for duty
Description:  The switch is thrown after NS 3374 and NS 3425 leave the Cresson Engine Facility for another day of rear-end helper service.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 8:34:07 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3374(SD40-2) NS 3425(SD40-2)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Service
Title:  Service
Description:  Four NS SD40-2 helpers being serviced at the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 12/25/2006 2:56:52 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 3338(SD40-2) NS 3339(SD40-2) NS 3362(SD40-2)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
Gettin' ready
Title:  Gettin' ready
Description:  Workman cleans the windshield of an ex-CONRAIL SD40-2 prior to sending it out for the day.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2006 2:47:34 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3338(SD40-2) NS 3339(SD40-2) NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 3362(SD40-2)
Views:  334   Comments: 0
Helpers
Title:  Helpers
Description:  Another view of four SD40-2 helpers at the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 12/25/2006 2:56:53 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 3338(SD40-2) NS 3339(SD40-2) NS 3362(SD40-2)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
Standing by
Title:  Standing by
Description:  A pair of SD60s wait to be called for helper duty.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2006 2:47:36 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6709(SD60) NS 6706(SD60)
Views:  392   Comments: 0
Headed home
Title:  Headed home
Description:  A pair of SD40-2s return to the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2006 2:47:37 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3339(SD40-2) NS 3338(SD40-2)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
Cresson Engine Facility
Title:  Cresson Engine Facility
Description:  Multiple engines being prepared for helper service on the NS Pittsburg Line.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2006 2:47:33 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
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Views:  56   Comments: 0
Heavy traffic
Title:  Heavy traffic
Description:  An eastbound intermodal passes a westbound mixed merchandice with SD40-2 helder NS #3352 on the end. A set of empty hopper cars sits on the storage track.
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 3:58:13 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3352(SD40-2)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
Heavy traffic 2
Title:  Heavy traffic 2
Description:  An eastbound intermodal passes a westbound mixed merchandice with SD40-2 helder on the tail end. A set of empty hopper cars sits on the storage track behind the Cresson Engine Facility where SD60 NS #6709 waits its turn to perform helper service on the NS Pittsburg mainline.
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 3:58:13 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6709(SD60)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Waiting their turn
Title:  Waiting their turn
Description:  It's time to leave so, of course, the Sun comes out! A helper pair headed by NS #6709 waiting for a call to action at the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 11/14/2006 8:30:01 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6709(SD60)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Moving on
Title:  Moving on
Description:  An eastbound intermodal passes SD60 NS #6709 waits its turn to perform helper service. An eastbound trailer train is stopped on the far track to wait for traffic to clear. Empty coal hoppers are on the storge track behind the Cresson Engine Facility.
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 3:58:14 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6709(SD60)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
Standing by
Title:  Standing by
Description:  An eastbound trailer train with ex-CONRAIL SD40-2 #3341 on the head end is stopped and waits for traffic to clear.
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 3:58:15 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3341(SD40-2)
Views:  66   Comments: 0
Waiting for a green signal
Title:  Waiting for a green signal
Description:  An eastbound trailer train with ex-CONRAIL SD40-2 #3341 on the head end is stopped and waits for traffic to clear. A set of empty hopper cars sits on the storage track.
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 3:58:16 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3341(SD40-2)
Views:  103   Comments: 0
Waiting
Title:  Waiting
Description:  An eastbound trailer train is stopped on the far track to wait for traffic to clear. Empty coal hoppers are on the storge track behind the Cresson Engine Facility where SD60 NS #6709 waits its turn to perform helper service.
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 3:58:12 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6709(SD60)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
Maintenance of way equipment
Title:  Maintenance of way equipment
Description:  PArked for the weekend.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 7:29:17 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories:  Track
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Views:  86   Comments: 0
Pushing East
Title:  Pushing East
Description:  Four SD40-2s form the read-end power on this eastbound coal drag.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 11/13/2006 9:24:39 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3341(SD40-2) NS 3337(SD40-2)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
Pushing hard
Title:  Pushing hard
Description:  Four Norfolk Southern helpers pushing an east-bound coal drag.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 8:35:14 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  George C Johnson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3341(SD40-2) NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 3425(SD40-2) NS 3352(SD40-2)
Views:  164   Comments: 0


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