Wellsville, Addison & Galeton dead line, July, 1970.
General Electric 132-ton centercabs 1800 and 1500 sit among the weeds near the railroad's shop in Galeton, PA. The former Western Pacific E... (more)
A former Southern Pacific F7 leads a short train southward on the Wellsville-Galeton line. F7s like this one replaced a collection of old GE centercab diesels. The 2100 was to be transferred to th... (more)
The remaining operable GE centercabs didn't have much work to do by this time, as the WA&G had acquired F7s from GE. The two F7s on hand would soon depart for Louisiana, and the centercabs would w... (more)
The WAG ran through the northern Pennsylvania countryside and while not exactly high-speed, it was still possible to pan the locomotive as it headed for the interchange.
A pair of WAG F's has just come off the daily train and will soon be returned to the barn.
The WAG was one of those shortlines that operated only "occasionally" in its last few years and due to its remote location, was difficult to catch and never on Saturday. Operating with sharp F7s,... (more)