Long hopper trains are a staple of the Union, one of which is seen here heading back to North Bessemer and interchange with the BLE.
Latrobe-based local WILA-05 heads east with light power as a Union Railroad ore train from North Bessemer crosses overhead.
The URR bridge over the old PRR main is a Pittsburgh classic, the annoying roadway next to it is not. See photo 160546 to compare this location to what it looked like in the 1960s. If you thought ... (more)
Pretty much everything is this picture exist to produce the cargo for the train coming up the ramp; slabs. Note the NS Port Perry branch (far left) and URR mainline to the right of it. Other items... (more)
URR 22 and three others haul an empty ore hopper train north towards the BLE interchange. The great USX ET works looms in the backgroumd of this pic.
Union Railroad 17-31-20 have just backed their train out of the USS Edgar Thompson Works to the mainline and are now headed to the USS Irvin Works with a load of slabs.
Three MP15's lead a loaded slab train under the Westinghouse Bridge.
A train for USX's Edgar Thomson plant rolls down the ramp leading into the mill.
Passing under the massive Westinghouse Bridge.
Notice how the pavement goes right up to the rail but not over it on the siding, kind of a half hearted attempt at street running. In any case, sure hope that track doesn't need tie replacement an... (more)