"If there is a road in your shot, there will be a car on it." Sage advice given to me by my dearly departed friend Gary Larimer in my formative years of becoming a serious photographer.... (more)
The once busy Northern Subdivision of the B&P was slowing down after the shut down of a major customer on the line.
It's a Chicora Thing: After working Penreco and Sonneborn on the Northern Sub, BT-3 crosses the "Iron City" trestle, one of three trestles on the line en route back to home base.
BT-3 wanders across the old B&O trestle in Chicora on the way back to Butler with six cars.
BPRR 305 with RSR 807 and RSR 3807 it tail as they creep across the Bridge in Chicora in the middle of a snow storm on the 1st day of winter.
BPRR testing out 2 KCSM units on their local.
It was sunny when the train left Butler but the Petrolia Switcher was greeted with a fall shower by the time it reached Chicora. I could think of no better way to shoot it then thru this view of ... (more)
The Petrolia Switcher tip-toes across Route 65.
B&P train BT-3 returns to Butler from Petrolia on the Northern Sub.
The B&P BT-3 crosses PA Route 68 on the old B&O wooden trestle in Chicora.
There's more to railroading then just trains. A welder works on a frog as the track department make some repairs.