A short AVR train heads back to Glenwood. A longer AVR freight came through about five minutes later - never thought I'd see back to back trains on the W&P!
The Island Avenue turn snakes it's way through a snowy downtown Pittsburgh
One of the many joggers on the Montour Trail is unphased by AVR's three gray and yellow behemoths trundling across one of the many trestles dotting the Wheeling's former P&WV 'Hi-Line'.
The AVR's three former SD45 rebuilds lead an eastbound hopper train over the massive former P&WV viaduct at Speers, PA. The train is bound for a load out on the Southwest Pennsylvania.
A modern day Alpha-Jet? Not quite, but it is an AVR train running on the W&LE, via their former N&W route, which was built by the P&WV. Then lets not forg... (more)
This is one of the those shots that you've known how to get for years; you gotta wake up early, drag yourself out to the spot and accept the fact there is a 50/50 chance you won't see anything. Wi... (more)
The Allegheny Valley's Glenwood-to-Island Ave job has the DuPont training consist in tow as it passes I-279 in the north side of Pittsburgh.
The new SWP-WLE-AVR-BPRR jointly operated coal train is seen here passing over the competition on the sparsely used ex-B&O Glenwood Bridge
A 50 car coal train from SWP Bullskin Mine near Connellsville heads north on the ex B&O Pittsburgh & Western sub at Glenshaw Tunnel. It's great to see a "real" train on this twisty, scenic line!