A pair of Wisconsin Central SD45s lead westbound CSX autoracks through Dawson, Pa.
Running over 2-1/2 hours late, the Capital Limited splits the signals as it heads to Connellsville. A Private Varnish car (PV) Silver Foot was bringing up the rear of todays train No.30.
An empty westbound oil train charges through town with its whistle blowing non-stop for six consecutive road crossings. This CSX train had foreign power with two NS and one BNSF engines.
Running 50 minutes late and with horns blowing non-stop for 6 consecutive crossings, Amtrak's Capital Limited decelerates as it nears its next stop in Connellsville, PA. Special thanks to Gene Lin... (more)
Amtrak 144, leads the Capitol Limited, P030, east bound on the CSX Pittsburgh sub at Dawson, PA. 10/2/-2014
A 2 hour late eastbound Capitol Limited makes its way through Dawson on a dreary and drab morning
A "Super 60" and two other units lead road freight Q394 through the small town of Dawson on the Youghiogheny River.
Well this is about as close as you get to street running in the town of Dawson. It's single track running today through town as number 2 track is O.O.S. for the track gang and what a great way to ... (more)
With Chessie 7610 running at track speed, was barreling down on this women with two small children in the VW Rabbit. ( You can see them in the passenger window) I was amazed that she would take a ... (more)
Q640 rolls west through Dawson with a matched set of BNSF GE's for power. This train was held up as part of the investigation of the accident in Connellsville for a few hours before continuing its... (more)
A coal drag rumbles east on the main, its progress unfettered by the weeds that are choking the westbound main.
An eastbound train of coke hoppers passes through Dawson, next to the aptly named Railroad Street.
It's almost 8AM and the Capitol Limited hasn't arrived at Connellsville yet, meaning the train is just over two hours off schedule.