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12/16/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Jeffrey Faherty
Dates:8/27/2005 - 8/29/2005
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NS 9293
Title:  NS 9293
Description:  First train sighting of our trip...and its an eastbound NS "K Line" double stack train about to enter the tunnels at Gallitzin
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 10:44:41 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9293(C40-9W) NS 8808(C40-9)
Views:  324   Comments: 0
NS 9435
Title:  NS 9435
Description:  Right across from the Station Inn is this eastbound mixed freight heading upgrade before the rain.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 10:48:33 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9435(C40-9W) CEFX 7108(SD40-2) NS 2589(SD70M) NS 9131(C40-9W) NS 2550(SD70)
Views:  487   Comments: 1
NS 9907
Title:  NS 9907
Description:  A westbound double stack and trailer van train flies downgrade past the engine terminal at Cresson.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 10:51:08 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9907(C40-9W) NS 9060(C40-9W)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
NS 8350
Title:  NS 8350
Description:  In heavy rain this coal drag tackles the rain slicked rails through Cresson.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 10:53:59 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 8350(C40-8W) NS 8885(C40-9)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
Eastbound Autorack
Title:  Eastbound Autorack
Description:  Its 8:20 pm and this autorack train is taking to the grade in this 7 second exposure from the railfan platform.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 10:57:26 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Views:  106   Comments: 0
NS 9442
Title:  NS 9442
Description:  First train on Sunday morning is yet another coal drag attempting to make the grade through Cresson.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 11:00:04 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9442(C40-9W) NS 8305(C40-8)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
NS 9963
Title:  NS 9963
Description:  An eastbound intermodal charges uphill past the railfan platform and through CP MO
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 11:04:32 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9963(C40-9W) NS 8458(C40-8W) NS 9328(C40-9W)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
NS 9563
Title:  NS 9563
Description:  The squealing of the flanges are rough on the ears as each one of the eastbounds takes to the curve at Lilly.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 11:07:43 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9563(C40-9W) NS 8377(C40-8W)
Views:  316   Comments: 0
NS 3343
Title:  NS 3343
Description:  NS 3343 shoves hard as he helps to get this eastbound over the mountains and soon all will be quiet again.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 11:13:56 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 3343(SD40-2)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
NS 9402
Title:  NS 9402
Description:  A wild lashup rounds the curve at Lilly and bringing up the rear is a BNSF B23-7.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 11:16:22 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9402(C40-9W) GECX 8635(SD40T-2) BNSF 4220(B23-7)
Views:  377   Comments: 0
BNSF 4220
Title:  BNSF 4220
Description:  A nice suprise is this BNSF B23-7 still in blue and yellow Santa Fe paint.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 9:46:10 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4220(B23-7)
Views:  246   Comments: 1
NS 9763
Title:  NS 9763
Description:  NS 9763 makes a grand sight as it comes around the curve with yet another intermodal train.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 11:20:34 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9763(C40-9W) NS 9594(C40-9W)
Views:  254   Comments: 1
NS 3433
Title:  NS 3433
Description:  The Conrail on the nose may be faded but the blue still stands strong and this unit will always have a home shoving trains upgrade.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/29/2005 11:24:06 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 3433(SD40-2)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
NS 9136
Title:  NS 9136
Description:  While eating lunch this westbound intermodal train blasted out of the tunnels in Gallitzin.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 11:57:54 AM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9136(C40-9W) NS 9391(C40-9W) NS 8600(C39-8)
Views:  389   Comments: 0
NS 7215
Title:  NS 7215
Description:  Five SD80MAC's sit silent awaiting their next call of duty at the Cresson engine terminal.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:12:12 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 7215(SD80MAC)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
Engine Terminal
Title:  Engine Terminal
Description:  The engine terminal in Cresson is quiet tonight as all the locomotives hear are shut down awaiting their next trip.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:02:28 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Views:  107   Comments: 0
Servicing Facility
Title:  Servicing Facility
Description:  There is no activity in Cresson tonight and the servicing facility is bathed in a still orange light.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:06:37 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Views:  131   Comments: 0
Helpers
Title:  Helpers
Description:  The lone helper set sits silent in the yard and has been sitting here since the day we arrived.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:17:05 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 3425(SD40-2) NS 3347(SD40-2)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
Knocked Down
Title:  Knocked Down
Description:  A Conrail painted C40-8W knocks the signal down from green to red as it charges upgrade.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:18:46 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 8404(C40-8W)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
NS 9156
Title:  NS 9156
Description:  First train of the day on this busy monday was an eastbound mixed freight as it prepared to cross over from track two to track one.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:22:32 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9156(C40-9W) NS 2553(SD70)
Views:  348   Comments: 0
Track Car
Title:  Track Car
Description:  A Norfolk Southern track car will wait for two eastbounds before he will copy another Form D to continue eastward.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:25:04 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9156(C40-9W) NS 2553(SD70)
Views:  391   Comments: 0
NS 9435
Title:  NS 9435
Description:  A westbound NS mixed freight comes downgrade and the signals for CP MO are lit for an approaching Amtrak eastbound.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:29:21 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9435(C40-9W) CEFX 7108(SD40-2)
Views:  265   Comments: 1
AMTK 160
Title:  AMTK 160
Description:  An eastbound Amtrak train charges upgrade and after his passage the track car on track one will copy his Form D and head east.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:39:09 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  AMTK 160(P42DC)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
CRIX 5959
Title:  CRIX 5959
Description:  This SD60 wont be delivering for UP anymore and is now working as a leaser for NS.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:42:41 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  CRIX 5959(SD60) NS 9322(C40-9W)
Views:  589   Comments: 0
NS 9855
Title:  NS 9855
Description:  The fog has grown heavier as this westbound intermodal comes downgrade through Cresson
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:45:15 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9855(C40-9W) NS 9826(C40-9W) NS 8995(C40-9W) NS 6798(SD60M)
Views:  444   Comments: 0
NS 3370
Title:  NS 3370
Description:  Track workers are on track one as this eastbound intermodals helpers slide by.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 12:47:29 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 3370(SD40-2) NS 3372(SD40-2)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
NS 3342
Title:  NS 3342
Description:  In black and white a pair of helpers glide south while two coal cars are added to this already long loaded coal train.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 8:54:37 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 3342(SD40-2) NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 9332(C40-9W) CRIX 5959(SD60)
Views:  570   Comments: 0
NS 7215
Title:  NS 7215
Description:  Five SD80MAC's head westbound to South Fork to pick up their train.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 8:58:05 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 7201(SD80MAC) NS 7208(SD80MAC) NS 7210(SD80MAC) NS 7203(SD80MAC) NS 7215(SD80MAC)
Views:  1020   Comments: 2
NS 3335
Title:  NS 3335
Description:  These SD40-2's shove hard on the rear of yet another eastbound mixed freight as it tries to conquer the grade.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 9:02:40 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 3335(SD40-2) NS 3369(SD40-2)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
NS 9865
Title:  NS 9865
Description:  Two NS widecabs lead this empty hopper train downgrade this trains helpers would cut off to give the loaded coal train sitting behind me a shove.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 9:05:46 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9865(C40-9W) NS 9897(C40-9W)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
NS 9233
Title:  NS 9233
Description:  Well we technically chased this train...even without planning on it as we saw it in Cresson, Gallitzin, and at the Curve.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 9:09:02 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9233(C40-9W) NS 9606(C40-9W) NS 9306(C40-9W)
Views:  372   Comments: 0
NS 9233
Title:  NS 9233
Description:  A complete change of scene now has this eastbound about to enter the Allegheny Tunnel. In the span of 10 minutes visibilty dropped to less then a quarter mile.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 9:15:34 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9306(C40-9W) NS 9606(C40-9W) NS 9233(C40-9W)
Views:  370   Comments: 1
NS 3337
Title:  NS 3337
Description:  This eastbound loaded coal drag takes to the curve under heavy clouds and fog.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 9:19:26 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9338(C40-9W) NS 9135(C40-9W) NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 3342(SD40-2)
Views:  409   Comments: 0
NS 9293
Title:  NS 9293
Description:  This is a very overpowerd short intermodal train that makes good time around the curve.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 9:22:53 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9293(C40-9W) NS 8729(C40-8) NS 8808(C40-9) BNSF 4852(C44-9W)
Views:  400   Comments: 0
NS 3380
Title:  NS 3380
Description:  A pure gondola train starts heading up into the mountains and has four helpers on the rear end.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 9:26:50 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3380(SD40-2) NS 3367(SD40-2) NS 3343(SD40-2) NS 3428(SD40-2)
Views:  406   Comments: 0
NS 9322
Title:  NS 9322
Description:  No the sky isnt yellow thats just the effect my flash had on this scene as the coal train from Cresson comes into Altoona past ALTO tower.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 9:37:30 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9322(C40-9W) CRIX 5959(SD60)
Views:  307   Comments: 0
NS 8360
Title:  NS 8360
Description:  After conquering the mountains this eastbound will soon come to a rest to drop off its helpers.
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/30/2005 9:41:48 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 8360(C40-8W) NS 8602(C39-8)
Views:  339   Comments: 0


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