"I Smell a Skunk!"
I was part of a circle of railfan friends that, while travelling together, had a friendly rivalry to get a better shot than the others in a given situation. It w... (more)
In this section of Pennsylvania, there are two predominate industries – coal and agriculture. Here is evidence of both as the Pittsburg & Shawmut Brookville – Mahoning local rolls through Sprankle... (more)
After an overnight dusting of snow, the Pittsburg & Shawmut’s turn from Brookville shakes the thin layer of powder off the deck of the 1430-foot Sprankle Mills trestle. Four SW9’s and a long train... (more)
The Pittsburg & Shawmut’s daily train from Brookville to Mahoning, Pennsylvania sometimes could be loaded or empty hoppers, depending on the varied needs and production of the mines along the line... (more)
As the fall foliage approaches its peak, a pair of Pittsburg & Shawmut SW9’s lead a train of empties across the trestle at East Branch, Pennsylvania. The P&S traversed some of the most scenic terr... (more)
Under dreary winter skies, the Pittsburg & Shawmut train from Brookville fits comfortably on the large trestle at East Branch, Pennsylvania. Today’s unusually short train has eleven empty 100-ton ... (more)
The morning fog typical of early October has just begun to lift as a Pittsburg & Shawmut train is just a few miles out of Brookville as it heads to the mines.
Pittsburg & Shawmut 1775 is working for the Lycoming Valley as it powers a train from Newberry Yard in Williamsport, Pa., to Jersey Shore Steel in Avis.
The Pittsburg and Shawmut's Brookville turn gets its train together before it departs to serve the mines between Brookville and Kittanning, Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburg and Shawmut dieselized with a fleet of SW9’s, augmented with one ex-Reading GP7 in the late ‘70’s. The GP7 failed after a few years, so another GP7 was purchased. Here the newest add... (more)
Pittsburg & Shawmut SW9s resting at Brookville, PA || June 1984
A conductor gets ready to grab a new set of train orders from the operator during "Night at the Railway Museum"
The P&S Brookville Turn crew is putting together their power for today's train
This logo on a P&S hopper car was showing its age when photographed on June 5, 1991 in Brockway, PA.
P&S caboose No 195 trails the southbound BVL-2 (Brookville Local) across East Branch Viaduct at East Branch Station, PA on June 6, 1991.