Only a mile outside of the Clairton yard limits, 66 is already in run 8 and doing less them 10mph as the engineer tackles the steep grade out of the Mon valley with 5 MP15's and a heavy coke train... (more)
Long hopper trains are a staple of the Union, one of which is seen here heading back to North Bessemer and interchange with the BLE.
The URR bridge over the old PRR main is a Pittsburgh classic, the annoying roadway next to it is not. See photo 160546 to compare this location to what it looked like in the 1960s. If you thought ... (more)