Through the Burgh
On a warm and humid Sunday morning, Allegheny Valley 3003, a rebuilt SD45, slowly makes it's way through downtown Pittsburgh. The streets were fairly quiet, but l... (more)
Returning from Norfolk Southern's Island Avenue Yard, AVR 1 "splits" the classic B&O signals on the right and it's replacements on the left.
AVR 3003 finds a pocket of sun in the trench as they head down the "yellow brick road"
AVR's Island Avenue Job to interchange with NS departs back to Glenwood Yard behind a trio of SD40-3s.
AVR 3003 pops out of Schenley Tunnel as it heads east to Glenwood Yard after interchanging with NS at Island Ave Yard.
Gotta love the AVR's now-matching set of SD40-3s (sporting SD45 carbodies, no less) lugging a train back to Glenwood, from the B&P interchange at Evans City.
NS 688 rolls across the stone arch viaduct in Latrobe, PA with the Nickel Plate in charge.
Kansas Valley Railroad KCR 3003... oops i meant to say Allegheny Valley Railroad 3003 leads the interchange traffic from the BP south to Glenwood yard. The AVR looks more like the KCS these days w... (more)
KC32 returns with a much lighter load off the Ft. Wayne Line bridge.
AVR-1 eastbound after picking up cars at Island Ave
AVR conductor walks back to the train after setting the switches following a setoff at Island Ave yard. The power will head east to take another set of cars to the AVR Glenwood Yard.
The AVR's three ex-KCS SD40-2 rebuilds (in SD45 carbodies) bring interchanged B&P RR merchandise traffic back to Glenwood Yard.
With empty hoppers picked up at Evans City, PA in tow, Allegheny Valley Railroad 3003 heads eastbound on the Buffalo & Pittsburgh portion of this line.
AVR 3003, 3002, and 2008 haul a Reesedale Powerpalnt coal train over the mighty Speers trestle.