After the ME-1 and OL-3 crews met in Falconer, New York and swapped trains, the OL-3 crew is back on the move with 128 coal hoppers in tow bound for storage in Salamanca. In order to cross over Ca... (more)
Leading a short OL-2 on ex-Erie main line trackage, an aging MLW C424 cruises downgrade, approaching Falconer yard.
OL-3 arrives in Falconer with the "slingshot". They'll leave most of the the train on the main for ME-1 in the afternoon. The two head end cars for Bush industries will be set off in the small yar... (more)
Back from morning switching duties, 431 rests.
The WNY&PA runs 2 locals called the "Sling Shots" on Tuesday and Thursday and they run out of Meadville, PA, and Olean, NY. The locals meet at Falconer and swap trains mid afternoon. Here the crew... (more)
A pair of LA&L Alcos back against their train in Falconer as they prepare for the trip to Olean.
WNYP local ME-100 puts out a plume of "ALCO dust", as it accelerates westbound through Falconer.
After chasing the 630 back to Falconer, we were allowed in for a very quick look around the shop. One flashbulb pop afforded me this shot of the 431.
Nicely done. Another pearl runs on the Livonia Avon & Lakevilee system.
A shot of the engineer's side of WNYP 432, with some access doors open as the unit is being prepared for service
With access doors open and under repair, WNYP C430 432 Idles at the Falconer Shop
A closer View of WNYP C430 431
Former Morristown and Erie, CR/PC C430 shifting cars at Falconer