An extra train was called to spray weeds on the Buffalo and Pittsburgh Aly Main.
An extra coal train bound for Driftwood PA crosses the valley in Johnsonburg PA originating in Buffalo NY.
Back on the Road to RikerAfter working North Clarion Yard (left out of frame) and swapping crews with the northbound RISI, the southbound road train from Salamanca, NY gets underway... (more)
The Buffalo & Pittsburgh's daily southbound road train (Salamanca, NY - Riker (Punxsutawney), PA) eases over the trestle in Johnsonburg after swapping crews with the n... (more)
A B&P SD45-2 leads two other EMD's as they get their heavy train moving up the grade out of Johnsonburg, passing by the rarely photographed signals at North Clarion as the train comes on to the m... (more)
Leaving North Clarion Yard, a southbound RISI road freight passes the Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg. The imposing backdrop (and overpoweringly unpleasant odor) of the paper mill has dominated ... (more)
With work completed and a crew change at North Clarion yard, the southbound RISI crosses the trestle over the Clarion River and the Allegheny & Eastern Sub. The formerly double-tracked trestle da... (more)
The Salamanca, NY to Riker Yard, PA, freight train is done with their work at Johnsonburg and now heading south again towards Du Bois. In the background is the paper mill where the trucks bring in... (more)
Bangor and Aroostook had one of the nicest paint schemes before they ruined it by going all blue with yellow letters. Pennsy had this unit on lease in Johnsonburg, PA in the summer of 1960.
After running the almost mile hike-in to get to the shot on time, I was still out of breath as SIJB glides through the Ketner Cut at 1212. It was worth the jaunt, as the hogger had the train pret... (more)
The fall colors were just starting to pop as R&S GP40 104 powered the B&P southbound freight out of Johnsonburg.
The B&P southbound freight crosses the Clarion River in Johnsonburg behind a pair of SD45's.
The B&P's northbound freight crosses over the A&E and the Clairon River as it arrives in Johnsonburg.
#45 reverses the Johnsonburg local power back into the A&E Sub yard at Johnsonburg to call it a day. In a few hours, the JB-2 crew will start their shift of running the work to St. Marys and back... (more)
Local unit based at the small Johnsonburg yard mainly to switch the papermill in town. As you can see by the lean on the Geep the tracks in the yard have seen better days.