An a typical hot, hazy, Western NY summer day, BUOI runs on the slower track #2 as it passes the Westbound semaphore on track #1. The upper track #2 has long since been abandoned and torn up, and ... (more)
A pair of big SD80MACs pass the USS Coke Works at Clairton.
A trio of SD units leads Q-136 across the Yough River bridge. The boat docks all are empty in the unusually calm river down below.
GE B36-7's or EMD SD50's were common power on the intermodal trains at the time, so it was unusual to catch this GP38-2 leading Q-136.
An eastbound van train passes under the Westinghouse bridge on a nice summer morning.
A Westbound CR freight is working hard as it blasts around the curve at the East end of the Portage Bridge. There was no 10mph slow order in effect at this time for trains crossing the bridge. A m... (more)
A couple of "old rides" parked at Hornell.
A pair of Union RR trains head out across the Mon River Bridge.
A Westbound starts the assault of Richmondville Hill. The start of the grade can be seen in the distance. The train is already down to a crawl as the headend brakeman enjoys the view out the side ... (more)
The Lima local creeps along on bad track at the ex LV Rochester Jct. Yard, which is lost in the weeds to the right of the engine.
One of the bastardized U23-Bs that Guilford reassigned from the D&H to the MEC leads a pair of D&H Alcos and another U23-B on an early morning Eastbound on Conrails Southern Tier Line.
Engine #5 takes a break after switching a few tank cars around in Cohocton.
Fall colors lasted longer than normal in 2011 in the Canisteo Valley. The last of the color on the hillsides is brilliantly lit as 13T runs along the Canisteo River on a crisp afternoon.
An empty hopper train is parked in the Hornell siding, awaiting a crew.