A southbound B&LE manifest freight train passing through McBride, PA with two new NdeM C36-7s in the consist.
A loaded taconite train passes through CP Sandy just north of Greenville, PA.
A pair of Tunnel Motors and an SD38AC haul a load of taconite through the Hartstown Swamp on the way to the mills in Pittsburgh, PA.
Nearing its 40th birthday, SD38AC 867 leads a northbound train past a forlorn hardware store in the town of Fredonia south of Greenville.
Homewood bound. Built in Feb 1973 as an SD45T-2 for the Cotton Belt the class unit of the BLE tunnel motors sits idle waiting for its journey to Illinois. Nee SSW 9289, Builder number 72625-29, re... (more)
Looking west as B&LE F7 #728 approaches the line's only tunnel. Crew was actually switching a coal loading site and needed to work through the tunnel with drags. Photo permission by crew, of cou... (more)
A pair of Tunnelmotors struggle to pull an ore train into Albion. The train is coming off of the Conneaut Branch. The track to the right is the old Erie Branch.
On a beautiful spring morning, B&LE 908 and 905 lift an ore train out of the Conneaut Docks.
The CN may be in control, but the engines and the bridge still say B&LE. A Tunnelmotor and two SD38's lead a southbound ore train over the Allegheny River on a summer evening.
A southbound XB Turn crosses the Allegheny River with 78 loads of ore for US Steel's Edgar Thomson Plant.
867 charges north with empty ore buckets with Armco Steel in the background. Congrats to engineer Briggs for this was his last run!
These were the common head end power on trains those days. They could make aroar that belied their mere 2000 HP.
Here it is, warts & all, as they say. As I recall this was the only F in the whole place.
A pair of B&LE SD9's load a coal train at the Union Railroad's Duquesne Coal Docks along the Monongahela River.