Wheeling 107, the Akron, Canton & Youngstown "heritage unit", leads a northbound through Canton at Timken Steel Drive. Trailing are WE 105 (GP35-3) and WE 303 (GP40-3).
The W&LE job from Canton to Brewster passes through the small town of Navarre behind a trio of long hood forward ex-Southern GP35s and the recently acquired Smart Sand CITX SD40-2. The lead unit ... (more)
The AC&Y unit leads train 707 west through Brighton, Ohio past a car that will probably never see the road again.
Just minutes before sundown, an eastbound Wheeling & Lake Erie coke train slices across Mingo Creek viaduct, in what I rate as one of the best photo locations in Pennsylvania. I read another photo... (more)
416's rear helpers are working hard to keep their heavy snow covered slabs under control while the head end slows to make a crew change in Rook Yard.
After setting off empties at Monessen, 391 returns with 22 loads of coke.
About one hour earlier, the 107 was on the big bridge in the background. Now, he's leading the way to Kopper's for yet another load of coke.
Motorists on parallel Interstate 70 are treated to a spectacular view as a long empty coke train crosses the Mon while enroute to Monessen.
The AC&Y engine brings up the rear of eastbound 391.
As the shadows grow intense, WE 107 rolls by as a make-shift caboose on the tail end of their almost daily rock job.
WE GP35 107 crawls onto the Fostoria District into the setting sun before reversing and heading back ontp home rails. WE SD40-2 6347 is on the other end ready to lead East.
Running sans coke hoppers, 392 heads east through Longview. The abandoned abutments in the background once supported a Montour bridge across the P&WV.
Interesting lashups are becoming commonplace on the Wheeling. This 392 features a "Kodachrome" unit and the AC&Y engine.
Before departing Rook, 107 pauses next to the memorial honoring P&WV employees who served in the armed forces during World War II.