Bound for Connellsville to interchange with CSX, W&LE 3068 leads loaded tanks across the bridge in Castle Shannon.
A short Wheeling & Lake Erie 618 crosses over the trestle in Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania behind a pair of SD40-2's on a late fall afternoon. In lead is former FURX leaser WE 6987, originally buil... (more)
A quintet of EMD's shove Wheeling & Lake Erie coke train 389 west, crossing the trestle through Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania. This power set had brought an interchange to the AVR at Bruceton but w... (more)
Wheeling & Lake Erie local 611 (Rook Yard-Bruceton turn) crosses high above the bustling downtown in Castle Shannon, PA taking a cut of cars to the Alleghany Valley RR interchange in Bruceton, PA.... (more)
WE 112 rebuilt from WE 2769 is seen here at the helm of WE 610 coming back from Bruceton with a nice sized train from the AVR, here at Castle Shannon, PA.
Crossing over Castle Shannon Blvd. and the Pittsburgh Port Authority Light Rail System, WE615 makes its way back to Rook. On the Wheeling, the old owners names are never hard to find.
Four of a kind - almost! They may not all be painted W&LE, but four black & orange units lead the last ore train upgrade through Castle Shannon. This ore train is shorter than the others which h... (more)
Mike and I heard the Wheeling on the radio and scurried over to find him. Unfortunately it was only a pair of light engines but I'd say this shot turned out fine regardless. This locale was one i... (more)
Eastbound ore takes the grade headed towards Longview as it crosses Saw Mill Run in the absolute last speck of decent light. It was fun seeing Wade, John, and Brad out and about!
With a 5PM call time at Rook, the Wheeling's 392 is best photographed on the longer days of the year. 392 is eastbound through Castle Shannon at 6:19.
A perfect match for the blue and white sky, one of the Wheeling's unrebuilt SD40-2s leads an imported slab train through Castle Shannon.
Still wearing EMD paint, the 6381 cruises through Castle Shannon as the slab train descends the grade from Longview.
The AC&Y engine brings up the rear of eastbound 391.
Riding on vintage Alco trucks, 106 leads a long string of empties towards the coke plant in Monessen.
302 still looks like a Rio Grande unit, only a few stencils and a renumbering reveal that its new owner is the W&LE.