After Milwaukee Road 261 was delayed more than an hour to check on possible mechanical problems, it finally received permission to continue. However, by this time, the shadows were quickly envelop... (more)
Southbound B&P freight BNZ approaches Punxsutawney, PA.
The top of the rail reflects BNZ's motive power as it pauses at Riker Yard in Punxsutawny, PA.
Resting at Riker Work takes me places around Central Pennsylvania. I drive by the Buffalo & Pittsburgh's Riker Yard at least once a week, but this is the first time I've actually ru... (more)
Remembering B&P's SD45's. It was nice while they lasted!
An old Chessie caboose and a Seattle & North Coast boxcar date this photo to the 1980s.
The earliest days of the B&P didn't look much different from the CSX days, or for that matter, the Chessie era. I wonder how long this wagontop caboose remained active?
Northbound waits for a new crew with OC 4602 in the mix.
A B&P northbound train waits for a recrew at Riker Yard.
A short coal train from Vallier arrives back in Punxy. GP40 301 is showing its former Conrail paint under it's ugly coat of A&E blue and orange.
B&P's daily Johnsonburg - Riker Yard (JBRI) is about to tie up just north of Riker Yard. A new crew will soon board the train and take it to Butler, PA.
The ugly duckling, but a good reminder of its heritage. Can't complain about a shot full of SD45's.
Crew adds 2 more units to the northbound at Riker Yard.
Northbound Riker to Johnsonburg train waits for a new crew.