126 miles from Salamanca on the Erie, a southbound Bessemer ore train rolls overhead on the railroads Osgood Viaduct.
Fall color surrounds one of the Bessemer's finest as a trio of howling EMD's soar over a trestle near Osgood.
If I could go back in time, standing in this same spot would yield many photo opportunities as the Bessemer still uses their High Line (featured) to by-pass Greenville, and their Low Line, which i... (more)
6:38 pm: B&LE 908 leads hoppers southbound over the Osgood Viaduct and the NS Meadville Line. They had to cut their train in half at KO 7 because something was wrong with 907 and they had to shut ... (more)
901 splits the signals at Sandy with empties bound for Conneaut.
Nikon D5000 at 34mm, 1/400, f/6.3, ISO 200
Southbound B&LE #908, 901 & 906 are on the Osgood Trestle
After dropping his train at KY Junction in Kremis, PA, the Conneaut Turn power heads north over the Amasa Viaduct for KO where he will reverse and take the Low Line in to Greenville and tie up.
Coming off the Low Line, the day's second Conneaut Turn is at KO Junction. High line (Greenville bypass) is to the right, route to the harbors to the left.
A red letter day! B&LE runs its second Conneaut Turn of the day, this one with 138 coal loads off CSX destined for Ontario Hydro after a trip by lake freighter from Conneaut.
One of the most classic B&LE photo angles...the 1,724-foot-long Amasa Viaduct
KO is right behind me. That's where the High (Greenville bypass) and Low (line to the city) Lines meet.
Osgood is where the B&LE Low Line and High Line cross, with NS' Meadville Line close by.