Dropped off only a few minutes prior by WE 611, which took the third engine off this train SWP 2006 back to Rook with 7 cars, AVR 3004 and 3002 sit at the AVR/WE interchange with 60 loads of coal.... (more)
After sitting north of the interchange for a bit, the AVR heads for Washington and ducks under the Wheeling & Lake Erie bridge. Just to right out of sight is a empty AVR coal train that was delive... (more)
AVR GP11 #2007 is hibernating at the Bruceton Interchange on this cold November day.
It's a straight shot through Bruceton today, since there's no work to be done at the AVR interchange.
An eastbound local pulls past the old Bruceton depot with a few cars for CSX in Connellsville.
After setting off a cut of cars for the AVR, 3046 backs towards his train. A few minutes later the train departed for Connellsville, with five cars in tow.
A coal train from the SWP's Bullskin loadout is tied up at Bruceton for the night. Four railroads work together to move this train to a powerplant in Reesedale, PA - SWP, W&LE, AVR, and B&P!
An AVR crew climbs onboard the 2004 during a brief stop at Bruceton. They'll take the train to the B&P interchange where it will continue on to Butler.
Shades of the Alphabet Route. B&P, AVR, and W&LE units team up on a business train running from Rook to Butler.
Detouring due to a derailment on the Pittsburgh Sub, Q261 rolls west on the W&LE, passing the vintage station at Bruceton.
Eastbound grain plods through Bruceton on the Wheeling's jointed track.
1801 is in charge of a short train of covered hoppers, seen here approaching the W&LE underpass.