Coke loads await a B&P crew at "Texters" at Evans City, PA.
Not much action on a Sunday for my first visit to B&P's Butler Yard but a variety of neat subjects to look at. I enjoyed all the color, especially for a guy who is use to black and white engines w... (more)
BT-3 wanders across the old B&O trestle in Chicora on the way back to Butler with six cars.
The Real McCoy! The remaining 2 original Bessemer and Lake Erie units left on regular freight service bring 2 scrap cars and 21 pipe flats back North to interchange with the B&P (Buffalo & Pittsbu... (more)
The Bessemer local heads south through Butler with a four car train behind SD38AC 867 and SD40-3 905.
Bessemer and Lake Erie Number 905 shoves the rear of the AK Turn through Butler PA.
Bessemer and Lake Erie Number 867 brings the AK Turn into Butler PA.
The Bessemer & Lake Erie’s branch from Queen Junction to Kaylor was the last remaining portion of the Western Allegheny Railroad. With track that could not handle six-axle locomotives, the branch ... (more)
One of Armco Steel's SW 1001's switches the plant in Butler, PA, along the B&LE main line.
On a warm afternoon in March a nice group of units make up a colorful scene with probably at lease a dozen or so different railroad represented.
A pair of EMD's are serviced at Butler. The 3000-series SD40 rebuilds have been replacing the beloved SD45's like 452.
Southbound ore loads roll through the sweeping curve at Lyndora on the southwest side of Butler. This was once a much busier place on the Bessemer, but times have changed and the yard here is now ... (more)