A calm mirror like Mon/Allegheny/Ohio Rivers reflect the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the science center as Q138 heads east.
Contributor Ian Hapsias freezes in single digit temperatures as he reflects on his image he just took in downtown Pittsburgh of the 17G.
Famous for it's blanket of yellow leaves, "The Trench" is now blanketed by snow, and more is to be expected in the upcoming week
Maroon goes well with snow...
Just emerging from the East End of the Greentree tunnel is W&LE GP40 #304. This train normally runs around 10 AM, but today they were 3 hours behind schedule as it was just after 1 PM when this sh... (more)
Freight 13G rolls west on #2 Track past Island Avenue Yard with Pittsburgh's skyline in the background.
Construction of the yellow brick road is now complete. Most of the leaves have fallen off the leaves and lay in the ROW, creating such a scene. Just last week I bagged a shot of a blue leader co... (more)
As the sun rises and tries to burn off the low clouds and fog and a barge heads east, V782 heads west through Pittsburgh.
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)