Can't go wrong with this chase. Big ALCO's, beautiful scenery, cool signals, and a friendly railroad, makes the WNYP's Driftwood Turn a must do on any railfan's list. Here the Driftwood Turn heads... (more)
A day on the WNYP that started with sun quickly turned to clouds, which would end up being the trend for the vast majority of the Southward trip of the Driftwood Turn due to pop-up rain showers in... (more)
Looking more like NKP 765, WNYP 638 is about to crest Keating summit as the big MLW leads two other units and 25 hoppers south to the NS interchange at Driftwood.
A trio of WNYP M636's begin the assault on Keating Summit as they head north with 25 loads of stone for Turtlepoint just before the sun got eaten by the clouds.
With empties for the NS at Driftwood, WNYP 638 finds a pocket of light in the mountains as the train heads south.
With a light snowfall dusting the countryside, WNYP OL-1 slows to a stop in Turtlepoint with a train of sand for the transload customer. Locomotives: WNYP 630 M630WNYP 685 M636
With the last rays of sun for the day shining through, a pair of WNYP Alco's lead OL-3 through CP South Eldred as they head towards Farmers Valley. Locomotives:WNYP 432 C430 WNYP 4... (more)
A pair of big MLW's lead a train of sand cars through Eldred, PA as they head towards Turtlepoint. Locomotives: WNYP 630 M630WNYP 685 M636
A pair of Alcos lead OL-3 towards Farmers Valley as they cross the NY-PA state line. Locomotives:WNYP 432 C430 WNYP 421 C424
The future WNYP 430.
A rare WNYP Hornell Turn is heading West through the ess curve at Tip Top between Alfred Station and Andover, NY on 1/29/2015. Daylight was running out, and I was only able to chase this as far as... (more)
The last decent sized Hornell Turn to operate on the WNY&P passes a farm at Andover, NY on January 29, 2015. There have been only a handful of movements to Hornell since.
Sucker hole on the WNYP as the sun shines through snow clouds on OL-1 lead by #630 as it brings frac sand cars towards Turtlepoint. Locomotives: WNYP 630 M630WNYP 685 M636
WNYP MLW's on OL-1 come around the bend after taking the route towards Turtlepoint at the Farmers Valley Fork. Locomotives: WNYP 630 M630WNYP 685 M636
A single ex-Cartier Alco leads OL-2 as it heads towards Salamanca. Locomotives:WNYP 637 M636