An empty Detroit Edison train awaits a crew at the east end of the former C&O Parsons Yard. The train is powered by two U30C's and a SD40 all in DE's EMD demonstrator inspired paint scheme. The tr... (more)
Mid-train helpers assist a Detroit Edison hopper train that is approaching its loading point at the Bailey Mine. The SD40 appears to be in the original blue and silver paint scheme, while the U30C... (more)
A Detroit Edison dedicated empty hopper train travels up the Monongahela’s Manor Branch. The DEEX power has two Conrail SD’s along for assistance today.
Detroit Edison mid-train helpers work a train of empties through Nineveh, Pennsylvania on the Monongahela’s Manor branch. With 140 of DE’s 140-ton hoppers totaling in excess of 19,000 tons, this t... (more)
On its way to the Bailey mine, a Detroit Edison train of empties works upgrade through Nineveh, Pennsylvania. Nineveh is just a few miles outside of Waynesburg on the Monongahela’s Manor branch.
An empty Detroit Edison coal train heads for the Bailey Mine on the Manor Branch of the Monongahela Railway.
Conrail’s Collinwood shops are hosting the usual assortment of CR power, with some visitors, too. The U30C is a Detroit Edison unit, while the four GP38-2’s belong to the Cleveland Electric Illumi... (more)
Detroit Edison bought a fleet of U30C’s and SD40’s to ensure that Penn Central would not delay coal shipments to their electric generating stations due to unavailable or unreliable power. Here one... (more)
DE coal train Toledo
A Detroit Edison coal train rolls south (timetable north) on the Monongahela Manor Branch. These trains were heavy, typically with mid-train helpers and upwards of one hundred and forty 140-ton ho... (more)
Detroit Edison U30C #008, is north bound with a load of blended coal on the Monongahela Railway at Besco, PA. 2/20/1990
Detroit Edison U30C #020, leads a north bound loaded coal train at Wana Jct, PA. 3/24/1982
Detroit Edison, DE U23C 019-002-005, leads an empty coal train a W.Brownsville, PA. 10/29/1983
"Gentlemen, we're in for a long night."
Tom Golden photo.