One of the coolest lash ups this year in the Mon valley was this consist I found laying over in Shire Oaks yard, EMDX 2012 and NS 5406. NS 5406 is one of the last blue locomotives on the NS roster... (more)
This paint scheme never gets boring. EMDX 2012 lay's over at Shire Oaks yard.
Another first to the Mon Valley, NS 1070 sits at Shire Oaks yard awaiting to take empties south to the mines. All required PPE was worn while taking this photo.
Y73 tied down at Shire Oaks. All required PPE was worn while taking this photo.
N10, led by the NW heritage unit, pulls into the yard at Shire Oaks with loads of coal, as 591 awaits to depart for the coal fields with the NYC and S&A heritage units. For more information, visit... (more)
Three EMD SD70M demonstrators wait for the day's test run down the Elsworth secondary.
The afternoon local out of Shire Oaks heads south along Highway 837 and passes a loaded PPLX coal train waiting permission into the yard.
One of only a few GP15-1's in the NS Horsehead scheme, NS 1446 awaits her crew at Shire Oaks
One of only a handful of Phase 1 SD70M's on the NS roster, 2586 prepares to lead a coal train South into the Mon Valley Coalfields
C22 awaits a shire Oaks crew to continue the journey to Allenport Pa, with her hot steel coils
Metal against Metal is unforgiving --- wouldn't have wanted to be hanging on this ladder when this happenned!!!!
2 Undec Dash 9's wait on #2 Coal, ready to take a unit train north out of Shire Oaks
This x-Hamersly Iron SD50 was a long way from home when it led NS C22 into Shire Oaks yard
C32 waits for permission to head north on the Mon Line
Smart Start equipped GP38-2 waits to tie onto the C32