A Buffalo & Pittsburgh extra bound for D&I Silica in Sheffield, PA passes on its way through Clarendon, PA with seven carloads of silica sand for use in "fracking" gas wells. The rise of the Marc... (more)
36 loads of coal off the NS at Freeport head east across the Allegheny River at Mosgrove, PA.
Motorists on Route 8 probably did a double-take when they saw this train next to them!
Not much fall color above the tunnel, but the vibrant paint on the 2004 helps to brighten up a dreary autumn day.
A steady rain is falling as the business train makes its way towards Glenwood Yard. How many years has it been since a passenger train last ran on the W&P?
An AVR crew climbs onboard the 2004 during a brief stop at Bruceton. They'll take the train to the B&P interchange where it will continue on to Butler.
Shades of the Alphabet Route. B&P, AVR, and W&LE units team up on a business train running from Rook to Butler.
Passenger trains are known to show up on the W&LE from time to time, but B&P and AVR units are slightly more uncommon visitors.
Old Glory stands guard and gives a railfan wave to the noob of the B&P family, as 2004 stops the BT-3 at Hemphill Cemetery in Chicora. Engines 2&3, 926&887 were only kicking out 700 amps and almos... (more)
Noob to the B&P family, 2004 stops the BT-3 at Hemphill Cemetery in Chicora. Engines 2&3, 926&887 were only kicking out 700 amps and almost didn't make it up the first hill. I think I can, I thi... (more)