Small town America in the big city. Poeple fishing, ducks swimming, American flag waving in the breeze as 20K heads east ove the first half of the OC Bridge.
Every now and then, you can catch foreign power on the point on NS in Pittsburgh. Tonight was one of those times. NS 581, with 2 HLCX leasers crosses the OC Bridge on a beautiful July evening.
CR 1651 was leased by the PIR when the short-lived railroad started up.
NS 500, an all aluminum hopper coal train, crosses the OC bridge and will head east on the Conemaugh line.
NS 5409 leads a 3 unit intermodal across the OC bridge as a badly neglected houseboat slowly deteriorates in McKees Rocks, PA.
B781 got a late start today, just barely departing in time for the last light of the day. Its seen here just after leaving Neville Island on its way to Riverton with its usually assortment of chem... (more)
I don't normally submit structure shots but since these old shops are currently being torn down, I'll make an exception. As of today, the large building with covered bay doors to the right is comp... (more)
The old tracks to the right of the main line were formerly used as service tracks adjacent to the P&LE's locomotive shops. At the time of the photo, they'd only been out of service for a few year... (more)
The POHC's entire fleet is seen here collected for some weekend down time.
Two of the units assigned to the P&OC rest by the office in the late afternoon. McKees Rocks is the hub of operations for the railroad, which runs to Neville Island, Arden, and Walkers Mills.
a nice little surprise as 24M rolls across the OC bridge. 13N had snuck up on us completely unnanounced and we got to see a meet on the bridge in some nice evening light on Labor Day 2007.
NS 24M rolls over the OC bridge as 13N rolls westbound towards Conway Yard in some very nice evening light.
NS 23W glides over the relatively calm water of the Ohio River. This is a bad place to shoot when you are downwind of the city's sewage treatment plant. Found that out the hard way tonight.
NS 2752 leads NS 23W over the OC Bridge in Mckees Rocks on a very comfortable evening in Pittsburgh, PA