Steel has always been Pittsburgh's big claim to fame and the Union RR is one of the staples. Here we see URR 18 leading the morning slabs through Dravosburg. The slabs come from Edgar Thomson Stee... (more)
The Lackawanna heritage unit approaches the Boswell Oil crossing in Dravosburg as it traverses the Mon Line. The empties are destined for loading in the Waynesburg, PA area.
The Southern heritage makes it's way through Dravosburg, PA. and will eventually cross the OC Bridge in Pittsburgh, PA. Photo 409854
An empty hopper train dashes through the snow en route to the mines for another load of coal. Merry Christmas to all!
URR 15 leads two other MP15's on a loaded slab train approaching the USS Irvin works from the USS ET works.
Lady Liberty On The Mon Line
One of Union Railroads MP15's pull hard on the still warm steel slab cars.
In the late afternoon sand flies and exhaust pours out of 5 MP15's grind up hill with a loaded coke train from Clairton for the Port Perry and Dexter Yards as it nears the Dravosburg tunnel. The s... (more)
2009, one of three Gensets tested by the URR over a couple month period, sits at Irvin over night under a cloudless sky.
The Monongahela unit back on it home rails in Pittsburgh pa on the NS Mon Line.
URR 10 sits bad ordered at Irvin waiting to be hosteled back to the Hall shops.
New ACe sits in the last, sweet evening light tied down.
After a long and slow climb up hill from ET, BMEX 259 starts down grade with its small train of slabs after exiting the 1919 build Dravosburg tunnel. After testing on the URR and also at ET the 25... (more)
A empty coal bucket heads for Shire Oaks.