WE 615 eases its way across Mingo Creek Viaduct with 6985 leading 6359 and 51 coke empties, Mingo Creek Viaduct stands at a towering 195 feet tall above Mingo Creek, This was taken from PA-43 whic... (more)
Standing at a towering 195ft tall, Mingo Creek Viaduct is the tallest bridge on the Wheeling & Lake Erie system, on this day WE 6348 still in EMD leaser colors and WE 6989 still in H1 BNSF colors ... (more)
Fellow contributor Ben Sutton grabs his shot as Wheeling coke loads soar high above Ginger Hill Rd on Mingo Trestle as they continue west to Rook Yard.
About four years prior to the opening of the Mon Fayette Expressway, Mingo Creek looked much different than it does today. Passengers on the ORHS have a sweet view of the valley as their train re... (more)
The Spring of 2009 was an interesting time on the W&LE's east end as ore and coke trains provided a huge boost in traffic. Here, a westbound makes his way through Crookham, high above Ginger Hill... (more)
There aren't many places in Western Pennsylvania where you can shoot a train in full sun after 8PM in August. Fortunately, Mingo Creek is one of those places, as illustrated by a westbound crossi... (more)
A mid-train helper set assists an ore train across the 190 foot tall Mingo Creek Viaduct.
A Wheeling ore train rumbles over the Mingo Creek Viaduct and towards the connection with CSX in Connellsville as an April shower looms in the distance.
Mon Fayette Expressway may be a wee bit higher than the Mingo Creek Viaduct, but it sure is still impressive. Ex Wisconsin Unit now W&LE 6316 towers above heading West towards Rook.
Reaching for the Sun an Ex WC unit leads a mostly empty hopper train west for Rook
There are over 150 bridges along the old P&WV mainline. The tallest of which is Mingo Creek Viaduct at 190 feet.
Ever since taking a photo from this spot on a cloudy afternoon in December 2005, I'd wanted to come back and try it again on a sunny day. Nearly four years later, it all worked out, resulting in ... (more)
Another load of ore for Baltimore makes its way across Mingo Creek.
This train was one of the most-photographed that I've ever seen on the W&LE. About nine of us shot him at Speers, and some of that group also got him here, just west of my vantage point.