The shadows are closing on the ex-MGA's Manor Branch as the "Bailey Helpers", composed of a trio of ex-MGA units, crest the summit.
A trio of former MGA units, Nos. 2301, 2302 and 2303, now repainted in Conrail Blue and numbered Nos. 2031, 2032 and 2033, return to Bailey Mine on the Manor Branch to serve as pushers on the next... (more)
Freshly painted CR 2038, formerly MGA 2308, leads empties southbound through Clarksville, PA. The empties are destined for loading at Bailey Mine at the end of the Manor Branch.
Freshly painted CR 2038, formerly MGA 2308, and CR 2031, still in MGA livery, are the pushers on CR 6435 North at West Brownsville. Remnants of West Brownsville's industrial heritage, Sam Thomas D... (more)
A week after the Conrail takeover of the MGA, CR 2031, formerly MGA 2301, rolls over Tenmile Run Creek at Mather, Pa. with empties destined for loading at the Bailey Mine Complex on the ex-MGA's M... (more)
Their work done for the day, a pair of A-OK locomotives sit in front of the yard office in McAlester.
AOK power tied up outside the AOK Headquarters .
Two of the MGA's sharp "Super 7s" lead an empty man through Clarksville, destined for Emerald Mine.
PW 2215 & 2216 lead Providence & Worcester train NR3 south through Ledyard, CT at lunchtime on a late November afternoon. Canon EOS 40D, Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC
Times have changed. Conrail is now just a memory, the ex-MGA Super-7's now work for shortlines and Consol Energy closed No. 84 Mine in 2010.
A nice Super-7/GP40-2 combo leads WISO-84 towards No. 84 Mine on the Ellsworth Secondary.
A single Super-7 brings up the rear of a loaded coal train from No. 84 Mine as it approaches the connection with Conrail's Mon Line at CP-36 in Monongahela.