An NS SD70ACC rebuild leads a loaded coal train as it cruises up the Mon Line through Clairton, Pennsylvania on a fall evening. The NS line passes under the WLE's Clairton Branch as it passes the ... (more)
A five pack of blue URR MP15's leads a coke train out of the plant in Clairton, Pennsylvania.
Due to the 21Q derailment, coal trains bound for Conway leave Shire Oaks yard with the road power on the rear and the yard power on the head end. These trains, which usually run through the derail... (more)
The night turn coke train pulls into Clairton with an empty train of coke cars from the CSX and from the ET plant in Braddock and passes the massive Mammoet crane that is working on the new coke b... (more)
4 crew brings a cut of coke racks to spot in number 1 unit as a massive rebuild takes place and rolls past the massive coke pushers.
The second to last time I would ever be in the coke works we find four of the Union's 24 MP15's bringing in a string of empty CSX and Union coke cars to be loaded at the plant for various US Steel... (more)
RCO 2A at Clairton doubles up 2 tracks of recently loaded coke cars out of 2 unit and will head over to 1 unit to pull another two tracks before yarding them all in the B yard.
The second turn 66 crew is doubled up and ready to depart the Coke mill with its daily run to ET and to the CSX. A massive thunderstorm builds to the east behind the power.
NS 591 Tied down at Peters Creek waiting for a crew to go south.
561 leaves a parked empty in it's snowy dust racing towards Shire Oaks through the Peters Creek interlocking.
URR 66CL2 departs Clairton and passes 4 crew as they start there evening trip through the Mon Valley.
An empty coke train returning from the ET Works in Braddock Pa to the coke plant in Clairton Pa. The two facilities are approx. 10 miles apart. This process is repeated several times a day.