A weed sprayer train on the P&LE, shoved by an EMD switcher, pauses to check its equipment as three Monongahela Baldwin 1200 h.p. S-12’s 404, 408, 412 pass at Brownsville, Pa. April 14, 1961.
Cab MGA 903 punctuates the rear of MGA-CR 6568 North east of Waynesburg. Cabooses were typically used only on trains that required reverse moves due to "layer loading", the unique practi... (more)
After loading at Emerald Mine in Waynesburg, MGA 2309 North pulls out of the north end of Emerald Siding onto the main line as it begins its return trip to Brownsville.
MGA 2301 North leads loaded Somerset Railroad hoppers towards the crest of the MGA's Manor Branch at M11.
The tunnel portal-like opening carrying Clarksville Road over the MGA's tracks at Clarksville frames MGA 2301 on a southbound empty hopper train.
Conrail 6139 leads southbound empties through the large cut at EVE a short west (railroad south) of Waynesburg.
MGA 2305 leads an empty train headed by five Super 7s southbound on the Manor Branch (M8.1) a few miles northwest (railroad south) of Sycamore. The empty train is destined for loading at the massi... (more)
MGA 2300 leads five Super 7s northbound through a cut on the Manor Branch (approximately M5.1) approaching Sycamore.
MGA 2309 leads northbound loads a short distance north of Clarksville at approximately milepost T2.
A southbound empty Wisconsin Electric Power (WEPX) hopper train rolls by the slag pile at Mather (M8.3) en route to Bailey Mine at the end of the Manor Branch. By this date, WEPX trains on the Mon... (more)
An empty hopper train rolls south on the Monongahela Railway. The rusted tipple is part of the idled Republic Steel mine operations in Fredericktown.
A pair of Monongahela Super 7s wait out the night at Brownsville, Penn.
Two of the MGA's sharp "Super 7s" lead an empty man through Clarksville, destined for Emerald Mine.
Nearly 20 years after the railroad's demise, the Monongahela Railway's caboose #901 displays its faded paint in West Brownsville Yard.
If I had a dollar for every time I have gotten "puffed" by a cloud, I could probably retire a year early. On Sept. 22, 1990, I was almost certain I would be as an empty unit coal train approached... (more)