On an overcast hazy day pure first generation power in the form of a GP-9 and Western Maryland F7A's 7176 and 7149 head west through downtown Akron.
In this world of rent-a-wrecks, it's always nice to see a matched set of home road power.3067 and 3048 pass through a well manicured area as they head west on the former AC&Y.
It's several years into the Chessie era,but capital domes are everywhere as all the power this day is pure B&O.
A Chessie System train pulls up beside a Conrail train(on the ex EL main)to wait for the operator at South St to give a highball.
The reds and yellows of this Chessie train match the fall colors.All system roads are represented-B&O,C&O,and WM.
Q138 Makes its run on the hill in Akron. The former CR Akron Secondary RofW is visable to the right and A. Schulman on the left.
BNSF 8210 leads a coal train east.
CSXT 537 shows a case of turbolag while climbing the hill in Akron.
A Wheeling SD40-3 works with a sibling on a Stone Train
One of Wheelings many Trademark High Nose, ARR-B trucked GP35's
A new operator is being trained in the fine art of hooping up orders.Too bad this location would close a year from now.
This ex GTW, nee-CN GP9R is pretty ugly.
Beautiful D&RGW Tunnel Motors on the Wheeling.
A little color leads this westbound through town.Note the area to the left,the remains of the Erie yard being leveled.The EL mains are still in but not used and will soon suffer the same fate as t... (more)