Ernest WorkAbout a mile and a half from Creekside, the railroad veers away from PA 110 just southeast of Ernest, PA. From here, the railroad follows a back road into Indiana, PA. Th... (more)
A new crew climbs on board to take HC-1 north into Riker Yard.
B&P's Homer City job is tied up at Ernest, awaiting a new crew.
Exhaust smoke is flying as HC-1 accelerates away from Creekside. The train has finally left the decrepit Shelocta Runner and is now on the B&P's recently rebuilt Indiana Branch.
An impressive lashup of five Geeps leads HC-1 around a sweeping curve near Ernest. The surrounding land was formerly the site of a large Rochester and Pittsburgh coal mine.