Westbound coal hoppers fly past the old N&W position light signals at Pembroke, VA on a warm and sunny autumn afternoon.
An eastbound stack train leaves Greensburg in its wake.
Ten new GE locomotives make their way from Erie to an East Coast port, where they will continue their journey by ship to Brazil, where they will serve Vale Mining.
Ten new GE locomotives (five 1200-series EFVM BB40-9WM and five 200-series EFC 5800 HP ES58ACi) make their way from Erie to an East Coast port, where they will continue their journey by ship to Br... (more)
A new SD40E, in helper service, brings up the rear of a westbound merchandise train passing through Ardara, about 30 minutes out of Pittsburgh.
A trio of ex-Conrail units brings an empty unit coal train back to the Bailey Mine for a refill.
An empty unit coal train runs south along the west bank of the Monongahela River, returning to the mine. This vantage point is one of the few I've found in the East where one can see an entire tr... (more)
An empty unit coal train heads south along the Mon, back to the mine. This is a ho-hum photo, but it extends my streak of at least one photo per month for another month. It was really cloudy her... (more)
A fast-moving pig train scoots west across a snowy Pennsylvania landscape on the final day of 2008. Happy New Year!
Blizzard on rails. This little piggy had FedEx trailers onboard. I imagine it was the hottest of the hot, running opposite main and gaining on another westbound pig train that had just passed on... (more)
No holiday rest for the weary. This crew moves a stack train east through Ardara on Thanksgiving morning.
Big Blue on Point. A trio of EMD wide bodies leads an empty PPLX unit coal train south along the Monongahela River.
Looks like NS is getting ready to do some track or capacity upgrades in Brownsville, along its Mon River Line south of Pittsburgh.
A loaded PPLX (Pittsburgh Power & Light) unit coal train makes its way northward along the west bank of the Monongahela River on a sunny Saturday morning.