Loaded coal heads through the trench, commonly called this time of year the "Yellow Brick Road", and it's obvious why. The blue leader just stands out with the great fall color minutes away from ... (more)
During the early 90's, the odd-ball fleet of GP39-2's were frequently found on CSX locals in the Pittsburgh area. Catching the lightning stripes of ex-D&H #4318 was always a treat.
Local Y102 drops down the wooden trestle that connected CSX's former B&O Subdivision with the 36th Street yard trackage. This operation is now part of the Allegheny Valley Railroad.
After a bleak fall season in the area, this spot never disappoints. And it's not even that "golden" time yet.
Zing Zang Zoom RG 314 passes a stopped coal train and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Red Unit at Island Ave Yard. The RBBB Blue Unit passed this location at approximately 231... (more)
NS 3059 and NS 5028 sit idle at Island Avenue.
An ugly Black/Blue/Black lashup leads a late day northbound down the short but very steep ramp from the OC Bridge.
CSX eastbound Q384 rolls under the West End Bridge behind three UP units.
A bad bet, one up then one down. A short trailer train meets W6A (Autorack extra off of 36A) at the foot of the OC Ramps.
Containers snake down the ramps off of the OC Bridge.
Detour autoracks cut through the thick fog off of the OC Bridge and down NS's Mon Line.
With the West End Bridge in the background, eastbound Q226 rolls through Pittsburgh.