The night turn coke train pulls into Clairton with an empty train of coke cars from the CSX and from the ET plant in Braddock and passes the massive Mammoet crane that is working on the new coke b... (more)
The second to last time I would ever be in the coke works we find four of the Union's 24 MP15's bringing in a string of empty CSX and Union coke cars to be loaded at the plant for various US Steel... (more)
Back in the days when the MRS still hauled beer in RBL boxcars out of the St. Louis brewery.The #251 handles a single load from the underground facility where the beer was loaded.
Union RR 14 and URR 21 MP15DC handling interchange traffic with NS at Kenny Yard.
The second turn 66 crew is doubled up and ready to depart the Coke mill with its daily run to ET and to the CSX. A massive thunderstorm builds to the east behind the power.
50 crew rolls to a stop after taking empties up to North Bessemer, they will get a recrew here at the shops. URR 29 takes a spin on the turntable and will replace one of the four MP's on 50 crew.
Burlington Northern MP15DC #1000 sits on the Shop Lead. #1000 was built March 1975 as Frisco (SLSF) #361. Unit later became BN #4000 and later Burlington Northern Santa Fe #3700
This paint job even looked good on buttheads.
A pair of Union Railroad MP15DC's smoke up the joint as they drag a set of cars in the yard at Duquesne.
A pair of Union Railroad MP15DC's have just finished drilling cars at the Duquesne classification yard and sit next to the URR Caboose # 105.
Five Union Railroad MP15DC switch engines arrives at Duquesne Class Yard with a coke train for the United States Steel Edgar Thompson Works on the Fourth of July 2013.
Union Railroad working the west end of Duquesne Class Yard on a beautiful Fourth of July 2013.
A very odd consist for 2013 made up of an MP15DC-SW7-MP15DC sandwich pull their double stack train to a stop as another employee hands off orders on the ground to the engineer.
Tooling down I-65 to the Gulf Coast and work, I always had a quick trip thru Montgomery to look forward to. The sun seemed to be good most of the time and there was lots of action. I had looked ... (more)