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Jeffrey Faherty's Collection
 
10/21/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Jeffrey Faherty
Dates:8/11/2006 - 8/13/2006
Album Info:Railfan trip to the greater Altoona area Friday August 11th until Sunday August 13th.
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Slab Train Helpers
Title:  Slab Train Helpers
Description:  The helpers for this westbound slab train pop out of the portals into the sun in Gallitzin.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 9:55:39 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3374(SD40-2) NS 3344(SD40-2)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
Eastbound Auto Parts/Rack
Title:  Eastbound Auto Parts/Rack
Description:  This eastbound auto parts/rack train battles the grade through Cresson in the late afternoon.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 9:56:16 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8350(C40-8W) NS 8564(C39-8)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
Eastbound Coal
Title:  Eastbound Coal
Description:  This heavy eastbound coal train struggles upgrade and is laying on the horn for Carney's Crossing.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 9:56:57 PM
Location:  Carney Crossing, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9827(C40-9W) NS 9671(C40-9W)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
Westbound Trailervan
Title:  Westbound Trailervan
Description:  First train of the weekend is this westbound trailervan train as it is about to go under the overpass in Gallitzin.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 9:52:17 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6709(SD60) NS 9385(C40-9W)
Views:  287   Comments: 0
Eastbound Autorack
Title:  Eastbound Autorack
Description:  This autorack train slowed to a stop before making its way into the tunnels under Gallitzin.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 9:53:08 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7589(ES40DC) NS 6607(SD60)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
NS 3392
Title:  NS 3392
Description:  This westbound steel slab train blasts out of the tunnels under Gallitzin.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 9:54:00 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3392(SD40-2) NS 3336(SD40-2) NS 8926(C40-9W) NS 9478(C40-9W)
Views:  287   Comments: 0
PPLX Empty Coal
Title:  PPLX Empty Coal
Description:  This empty PPLX coal train comes out from under Gallitzin on its way westbound with two SD40-2's on the front and two on the rear.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 9:54:42 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3364(SD40-2) NS 3365(SD40-2)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
Loaded Ballast
Title:  Loaded Ballast
Description:  This loaded ballast train flies downgrade leaving in its wake a trail of dust and brake smoke.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 9:58:13 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9472(C40-9W)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
Westbound Double Stack
Title:  Westbound Double Stack
Description:  This westbound double stack is flying downgrade with the last light of the day hitting the tops of the trees.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 9:58:41 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6725(SD60I) NS 9764(C40-9W)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
NS 3357
Title:  NS 3357
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 4/18/2007 10:16:08 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3357(SD40-2) NS 3336(SD40-2)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
Eastbound Trailervan
Title:  Eastbound Trailervan
Description:  This eastbound trailervan train hussles upgrade around the bend in Lilly.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 9:57:33 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9302(C40-9W)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
NS 3352
Title:  NS 3352
Description:  An eastbound coal train battles the grade with four units up front and two pushing from the rear.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/29/2006 10:18:45 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3352(SD40-2) NS 3428(SD40-2) NS 6711(SD60) NS 6707(SD60)
Views:  240   Comments: 2
NS 3351
Title:  NS 3351
Description:  Two lone SD40-2's shove hard on this loaded coal train getting it up the grade through Cresson.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/29/2006 10:19:24 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3351(SD40-2) NS 3368(SD40-2)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
CRYX 3043
Title:  CRYX 3043
Description:  This Cryo-Trans reefer was in a westbound mixed freight and i decided to grab a shot of it "protecting todays perishables for tomorrow."
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/29/2006 10:21:16 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  116   Comments: 0
NS 9148
Title:  NS 9148
Description:  This westbound double stack train has good speed going downgrade as three SD40-2's wait for it to clear to get on the main.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/29/2006 10:22:41 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9148(C40-9W) NS 2551(SD70)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
NS 3343
Title:  NS 3343
Description:  The helpers on this slab train are along for the ride now heading downgrade through Summerhill.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2006 3:40:41 PM
Location:  Summerhill, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3343(SD40-2) NS 3341(SD40-2)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
NS 9189
Title:  NS 9189
Description:  This eastbound lead by NS 9189 flies upgrade under the mid day sun.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2006 3:41:23 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9189(C40-9W) NS 8617(C39-8) NS 6718(SD60I)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
NS 3340
Title:  NS 3340
Description:  Two helpers shove hard on this eastbound manifest for the last few miles up the grade until the summit.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2006 3:43:28 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3340(SD40-2) NS 3380(SD40-2)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
NS 3348
Title:  NS 3348
Description:  Two light engines fly past this eastbound mixed freight as it grinds upgrade.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2006 3:44:00 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3348(SD40-2) NS 3349(SD40-2) NS 9646(C40-9W)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
NS 3387
Title:  NS 3387
Description:  Two SD40-2's head back towards the engine house after switching tracks.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2006 3:45:43 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3387(SD40-2)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
AMTK 180
Title:  AMTK 180
Description:  A westbound Amtrak train cruises downgrade in the late afternoon passing five SD80MAC's.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2006 3:48:09 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 180(P42DC) NS 7212(SD80MAC)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
NS 3362
Title:  NS 3362
Description:  This eastbound coal train is grinding uphill with four locomotives on the head end and four on the rear pushing.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 12:18:43 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3362(SD40-2) NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 9375(C40-9W) NS 9824(C40-9W)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
NS 3346
Title:  NS 3346
Description:  Shoving with all they have four SD40-2's bring up the rear of this long coal drag.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 12:19:18 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3346(SD40-2) NS 3372(SD40-2) NS 3338(SD40-2) NS 3359(SD40-2)
Views:  202   Comments: 1
NS 9451
Title:  NS 9451
Description:  This eastbound double stack train heads through Cresson in the late afternoon.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 12:19:50 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9451(C40-9W) BNSF 4795(C44-9W)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
NS 3341
Title:  NS 3341
Description:  Two helpers push this eeastbound upgrade in the late afternoon light.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 12:20:22 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3341(SD40-2) NS 3343(SD40-2)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
NS 7207
Title:  NS 7207
Description:  So when you have nothing to do with five SD80MAC's what do you do? Go up to retrieve one empty lumber car!
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 12:20:48 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7207(SD80MAC) NS 7212(SD80MAC)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
NS 7211
Title:  NS 7211
Description:  I think they have enough power to make it back to Cresson.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 12:21:21 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7211(SD80MAC) NS 7207(SD80MAC)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
NS 3387
Title:  NS 3387
Description:  A quiet night at the Cresson Engine house finds NS 3387 and 3342 resting.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 12:21:51 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3387(SD40-2)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
NS 3387
Title:  NS 3387
Description:  NS 3387 purs away awaiting its next assignment.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 12:22:22 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3387(SD40-2)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description:  After waiting nearly an hour up in Gallitzin we are finally treated to an eastbound entering the tunnel.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 12:22:49 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  71   Comments: 0
NS 3380
Title:  NS 3380
Description:  First train of the day on the 12th a little after 7am is this pair of helpers going eastbound towards Altoona.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/29/2006 10:17:58 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3380(SD40-2) NS 3340(SD40-2)
Views:  172   Comments: 2
NS 3373
Title:  NS 3373
Description:  This westbound has a lot of power on the head end as they make good time going downgrade through Cresson.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/29/2006 10:20:02 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3373(SD40-2) NS 3433(SD40-2) NS 9800(C40-9W) NS 3061(GP40-2) NREX 9385(SD45T-2)
Views:  258   Comments: 0
NREX 9385
Title:  NREX 9385
Description:  NREX 9385 is 4th back in the consist and is a nice change from the parade of NS power.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/29/2006 10:20:36 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NREX 9385(SD45T-2)
Views:  156   Comments: 1
AMTK 178
Title:  AMTK 178
Description:  This eastbound passenger train flies upgrade through Cresson which was a beautiful sight in the morning sunlight.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/29/2006 10:22:02 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 178(P42DC)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
NS 9376
Title:  NS 9376
Description:  This eastbound trailervan slows down and will stop before decending the slide after completeing its climb over the mountains.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/29/2006 10:23:23 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9376(C40-9W) NS 9119(C40-9W)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
NS 6797
Title:  NS 6797
Description:  So yeah this isnt the shot I wanted...but was all I could get after a car passed right after this shot was taken and knocked my focus out of whack. But im still happy with it.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/29/2006 10:24:22 PM
Location:  Summerhill, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6797(SD60M) NS 8328(C40-8W)
Views:  229   Comments: 1
NS 3339
Title:  NS 3339
Description:  Helpers make a reverse move as they prepare to tie on to the head end of a loaded coal train in Cresson.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2006 3:41:47 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3339(SD40-2) NS 3335(SD40-2)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
NS 3350
Title:  NS 3350
Description:  A westbound empty PPLX coal drag passes the Cassandra Railroad Overlook on a bright summer afternoon.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2006 3:44:45 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3350(SD40-2) NS 3443(SD40-2) NS 3367(SD40-2)
Views:  300   Comments: 1
NS 7210
Title:  NS 7210
Description:  Here we find a nice change from the parade of all black NS units with a three unit set of SD80MAC's still in their Conrail Quality paint.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2006 3:45:13 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7210(SD80MAC) NS 7215(SD80MAC) NS 7208(SD80MAC)
Views:  575   Comments: 2
NS 9521
Title:  NS 9521
Description:  A very short westbound intermodal train almost caught me by suprise by sneaking up on me since it was so quiet.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2006 3:46:58 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9521(C40-9W) NS 2699(SD70M-2)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
NS 7569
Title:  NS 7569
Description:  What a nice way to start your morning. Beautiful blue skies, sunshine, and a long eastbound manifest screaming upgrade.
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 1/24/2007 11:03:26 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7569(ES40DC) NS 9827(C40-9W)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
NS 6703
Title:  NS 6703
Description:  Blast! If only this were an eastbound coming into the sun. Either way it sure was nice seeing all blue.
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 1/24/2007 11:04:00 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6703(SD60) NS 6756(SD60I)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
NS 6756
Title:  NS 6756
Description:  An SD60 and SD60I lead this westbound empty ethanol train down grade and all the blue is a nice touch.
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 1/24/2007 11:04:32 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6756(SD60I) NS 6703(SD60)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
NS 3374
Title:  NS 3374
Description:  Two SD40-2's roll westbound in the morning sunlight in Cresson, Pennsylvania.
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 1/24/2007 11:04:55 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3374(SD40-2) NS 3425(SD40-2)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
NS 9648
Title:  NS 9648
Description:  A lot of color in this shot of an eastbound double stack led by a C40-9W.
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 1/24/2007 11:05:15 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9648(C40-9W) BNSF 5045(C44-9W)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
NS 9178
Title:  NS 9178
Description:  Another eastbound heads upgrade towards Gallitzin on a warm summer morning.
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 1/24/2007 11:05:44 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9178(C40-9W) NS 9511(C40-9W) NS 1449(GP15-1)
Views:  177   Comments: 1
512
Title:  512
Description:  NS 512 grinds upgrade and will be stopping at Cresson to get helpers on the head end.
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 4/18/2007 10:07:31 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2752(SD70M-2)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
NS 2752
Title:  NS 2752
Description:  The 512 today is being lead by NS 2752 and is navigating the bend at Lilly.
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 4/18/2007 10:10:29 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2752(SD70M-2)
Views:  156   Comments: 1
NS 3336
Title:  NS 3336
Description:  While the 512 was getting helpers added to the head end this set of helpers went through eastbound.
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 4/18/2007 10:13:17 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3336(SD40-2)
Views:  94   Comments: 1
512
Title:  512
Description:  With the head end helpers now added the 512 starts its battle up the mountain.
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 4/18/2007 10:19:22 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3357(SD40-2) NS 3423(SD40-2) NS 6582(SD60) NS 2752(SD70M-2)
Views:  292   Comments: 0


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