Rumbling with the sounds of notched out EMD 645s, AVR 1 climbs the grade through Bakerstown Cut with its exchange from the B&P.
SWP 2002 and AVR 2004 struggle mightily as they top the grade near Bakerstown, PA. The switch in the foreground leads to the former Exxon plant which was recently torn down.
The sun makes a brief appearance as Q216 crests the summit of Bakerstown Grade. The eastbound auto rack train was detouring over the ex-B&O line to avoid trackwork along the former P&LE. The upg... (more)
NREX 8749 leads a 4 pack of engines back from Bakerstown after interchanging with the B&P.
Arrival at Bakerstown to make the interchange with AVR amidst wintry splendor.
AVR 2007 heads east over Bakerstown Hill shortly after making an interchange with the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad.
AVR 2008 & 2007 drop off cars for and pick up cars from the Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad. AVR 2008 leads the way home glowing in the early morning light.
The B&P power was waiting for the AVR to arrive... Here the B&P pulls the 65 empties north while the AVR waits for it to clear.
After dropping off his train for B&P interchange, 2638 heads back to Pittsburgh as a lite engine move.
A broken rail on the P&LE forced the Chessie System to re-route this westbound Chicago Jet over the P&W subdivision.