PISE kicks up the powder during Conrail's final Winter. Typical of CR was the 4 unit lashup of 4 different engine models, variety that is almost unheard of on this line run by CSX today.
ML-401 leans into a curve at MP 361, which is just East of the Portage Bridge, on a crisp Winter day.
Winter weather arrived early in December of 1979. There is plenty of snow and ice on this set of power working at Goodman Street Yard.
A pair of B&M geeps handle the Northbound train to White River Jct. This line was a treat to catch a train on at the time, since they usually had this type of power.
A pair of Union engines back their train down the long ramp into the USS Mill at Braddock. The Union trackage around the steel mill, and across the river in Duquesne, looks like a model railroad g... (more)
Christmas Blessings to everyone!
An employee's special is just South of the NY/PA border, headed to Wellsboro with Southern Tier employee's and their families. The train stopped at Hammond Reservoir for a picinic lunch after leav... (more)
For a short time in 1997 the intermodal trains were using 6 axle EMD's on the old B&O. A pair of SD50's bracket an SD40-2 on Q-135 as it heads West on ex P&LE trackage. Previous to this time these... (more)
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)