A sharp set of matched GP11s yards their train at Glenwood, the hub of operations for the AVR.
KC32 through the trench. Not even close to any hint of fall colors yet.....
AVR makes a late run to and from Island Avenue under less than ideal weather conditions.
After sitting north of the interchange for a bit, the AVR heads for Washington and ducks under the Wheeling & Lake Erie bridge. Just to right out of sight is a empty AVR coal train that was delive... (more)
Downtown Pittsburgh is the backdrop of a rare Sunday operation of the AVR. Included in their setoffs today is a R.J. Corman Tunnel Motor.
AVR 2008 takes 32 cars back to Glenwood from Island Avenue over the Allegheny River via NS's Pittsburgh Line then CSX's P&W Sub, which is just a mile or two east of here.
The first of 2 trips for the busy KC32 crew today. AVR 2008 leading it's train through "The Trench" at West Park.
AVR takes a 2nd trip to Island Avenue. This morning they dropped their cars but the cars they were supposed to pick up from 18G hadn't arrived just yet. They were sent to home rails at Glenwood ... (more)
AVR 3 makes another stop to switch an industry on the old B&O Wheeling & Pittsburgh Subdivision.
AVR 3 crosses the Mon and heads back to Glenwood, hauling one of the last cuts of "dirty dirt" gons from an industrial clean-up site in Washington.