Detroit Edison bought a fleet of U30C’s and SD40’s to ensure that Penn Central would not delay coal shipments to their electric generating stations due to unavailable or unreliable power. Here one... (more)
While its unique Super 7-23B power made the Monongahela Railway a desirable destination, there was much more coal traffic than the eleven units could possibly handle, and there was a large variety... (more)
A southbound train of empties passes the Monongahela station at Jefferson, PA. Across the Ten Mile Creek (left and behind the photographer) is the town of Mather, where the Mather Mine, site of th... (more)
Who's RR is this? WE 611 crew with WE 6389 leading, leads WE 7370 (GATX paint), 6967 (BNSF paint), 6988 (FURX paint), and 6382 (KCS paint) out of Craighead Tunnel
The morning local out of Glenwood yard putters down the main with cars for Eighty Four and Washington PA.
A trio of MGAs sharp looking Super-7s are parked at Jefferson, PA as a mountain of coal looms in the background.
Shipper special 975 heads southward to Waynesburg
A tunnel seemed like the best place to photograph a tunnelmotor, so I headed for the W&LE's tunnel alley. 5413 has just popped out of Craighead tunnel and will soon be entering Buxton tunnel, a f... (more)
N15 heads south to go get more coal.