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)
D&RGW 3045 was sold to Wheeling & Lake Erie 3045, "W. J. Holtman," in July 1997. Kodak Royal Gold 200, Olympus OM-10, Tokina 28-70mm f3.5
A pair of ex New Haven Alco's bracket a pair of PNC geeps as they couple on to the head end of this train.There is also a former EL caboose between the sets of power.
The blue paint on both ex EL 2587 and ex PC 2740 didn't do much for them mechanical wise,as first the 2587 quit then the 2740.Ex EL GP-35 2590 couldn't do it alone, so here the train sits! JO is w... (more)
Eastbound Chessie System train with an "all in the family" consist of WM 7545,B&O 3765,and C&O 5954.
Western Maryland SD-40 7571 and N&W SD-45 1730 complete the trio of 6 axle power on this westbound grain train.
Down on grab shot of a westbound's power consist of WM F's 7173 and 7157.
A GP-9/GP-7/GP-38 consist heads west. Long hood was the proper "front" on many Chessie geeps with only the true front receiving the big "C".
A fairly new unit gets help from GP-35 3525. Note JO tower- still in PC green-to the left above the Market St bridge over the train.
Looks like this GP-30/GP-9 set is in notch 8 as they blast west for Willard.
Eastbound on the DC-Chicago ex-B&O line. The NY-Chicago EL tracks are to the left.