A day on the WNYP that started with sun quickly turned to clouds, which would end up being the trend for the vast majority of the Southward trip of the Driftwood Turn due to pop-up rain showers in... (more)
Looking more like NKP 765, WNYP 638 is about to crest Keating summit as the big MLW leads two other units and 25 hoppers south to the NS interchange at Driftwood.
With empties for the NS at Driftwood, WNYP 638 finds a pocket of light in the mountains as the train heads south.
The driftwood turn is just a few miles away from the NS interchange at driftwood with a 4 pack of alcos for power
The driftwood turn is about to pass a pair of local power as it heads towards Driftwood
The southbound WNY&P local departs Port Allegheny to continue its journey to Emporium, PA to deliver hopper loads of fracking sand to an unloading facility there. This line was operated by Norfolk... (more)
WNYP train OL-4 the Driftwood Turn throttles up through the sweeping curve at Cameron PA
WNYP train OL-4, the Driftwood Turn comes down the grade at Gardeau after climbing the gruelling Keating Summit.
WNYP 638, RRPX 85 and RRPX 43 smoke it up as they round the sweeping curve in Cameron, PA southbound on the Driftwood Turn.
A group of Alco units by the engine house.
The Driftwood Turn is nearing Driftwood with 39 cars and making some nice Alco smoke.
The Driftwood Turn is headed southbound near Keating Summit. The 39 cars (mostly empties) was nothing to the big Alco engines..they were just out enjoying a easy run on a nice summer day.
The Driftwood Turn heads through Eldred on the way to Driftwood to interchange with the NS on a beautiful spring evening.
Just as god intended! A matched set of M636s (#637 & #638) switch the Driftwood Train in Olean on 7th September 2012.
Traffic on the WNY&PA has gone down quite a bit lately. Locals to Driftwood haven't been running as much either. Here the Wednesday Driftwood turn passes one of the many ex-Pennsy signals along th... (more)