One new SD 70M-2 singlehandedly leads an empty hopper train across the Ohio River.
Since the Mon Line isn't cab signal territory, non-NS lashups like this one happen from time to time.
An elevated perspective offers a good view of the steel coils on C22, destined for Allenport, PA.
The year is 2006, but it looks more like 1996 as two blues lead 20Q across the OC Bridge.
25K hangs a left after crossing the Ohio River and Brunot's Island. In another couple of minutes 25K will be on the Fort Wayne Line, visible beneath the lead unit.
This hopper train appeared at the right time - minutes before the OC Bridge became covered in shadows!
Warm evening sunlight bathes 13N as he crosses the Ohio River.
Empty coke hoppers for Clairton ascend the steep approach to the OC Bridge.
C32 heads back to Mingo Jct. for another load of slabs and coils from Wheeling Pitt Steel.
The trailing unit on this coal train looks a lot like an A&O unit, but actually belongs to Citicorp (CRIX).
21Z crosses the mighty Ohio River after traversing the Mon Line, NS's route for doublestack traffic through Pittsburgh.
The OC Bridge is a great place to end the day since the bridge's elevated spans remain in the sun long after the tracks in the Ohio Valley have been shadowed in.
508 makes a sharp right turn as he comes off the OC Bridge to head east on the Fort Wayne Line.
Soft evening light illuminates this pig train on the OC Bridge.
25K crosses the Ohio River, with the West End Bridge visible in the background.