After a long and slow climb up hill from ET, BMEX 259 starts down grade with its small train of slabs after exiting the 1919 build Dravosburg tunnel. After testing on the URR and also at ET the 25... (more)
Usually the domain of Union RR switchers, a quartet of B&LE SDs haul coke from Clairton on the Union Railroad.
This might be the brightest engine that I've ever seen.
Five URR MP15DC's are pulling for all their worth to get a loaded coke train through Dravosburg.
This shot made possible due to the cooperation of clouds - cloudy weather often facilitates views not otherwise possible. Here, the loaded Clairton coke train grinds upgrade out of the Dravosburg... (more)