Wheeling train 218 exits the tunnel at Hickory, PA after an overnight snow coated the ground reminding everyone to hold on to winter just yet.
WE643 cuts through Cowden's Field as it makes its way to Westland Yard. Power is W&LE SD40-2 #6310 and SD40-3 #4003.
With a length of only 371', I believe this is the shortest tunnel on the former P&WV.
A pair of CSX units lead a westbound empty coke train across western Pennsylvania on the W&LE. Train is bound for Follansbee, WV where it will receive another load of coke for shipment to Sparrow... (more)
A cloud of exhaust escapes from the 7355 as he pops out of the short tunnel at Hickory, one of several between Rook and Mingo Jct.
Looking through the Hickory "tunnel" at an approaching westbound, you can see how uneven the tracks are. The tunnel is 371 feet according to the imprints on the right side of it.
A GP35 followed by an ex.UP GP40 lead a mixed freight through a short tunnel under Rt. 50.
ex-GSCX 7355, exx-GATX 9355, exxx-GATX 6355, exxxx-SOO 6355, nee-MILW 189 (built 6-74).