WE 211 Running to the SWP to drop off some loaded sand hoppers for the new fraking plant. Has the train is going over Mingo Bridge we can see a push pull operation will be done shortly when the ge... (more)
Way high up, but not as high as route 43, 355 takes 2 boxcars, a couple dozen or so loaded coal hoppers and 5 tank cars across the Mingo Viaduct.
Ore struggles east above Mingo Creek, but route 43 is even higher above the Wheeling.
W&LE 3102 leads a 75+ car ore train across the viaduct at Mingo.
Eastbound grain train sails onto the former P&WV trestle at Mingo Creek.
Because of the derailment on the CSX New Castle Sub in Newton Falls, OH , CSX has been running detours on Wheeling and Lake Erie Trackage. Here, Q352 runs east to Connellsville to pick up on it'... (more)
A modern day Alpha-Jet? Not quite, but it is an AVR train running on the W&LE, via their former N&W route, which was built by the P&WV. Then lets not forg... (more)
My first time chasing the Wheeling yields great results, WLE 345 crosses one of many trestles at one of the more popular trestles, Mingo Creek.
The P&WV company news letter was named the 'Hi-Line' and for obvious reasons. By the time the Connellsville Extension had gotten under way, other railroads already coated the area's river valleys.... (more)
Five units tower high above a few residences below the Mingo Creek Trestle.
A Hagerstown grain train crosses Mingo Creek Viaduct as the hillside was being transformed for the construction of the Mon-Fayette Expressway.
Just minutes before sundown, an eastbound Wheeling & Lake Erie coke train slices across Mingo Creek viaduct, in what I rate as one of the best photo locations in Pennsylvania. I read another photo... (more)
416 sails over the Mingo Creek Valley as the grain train prepares to pass under the nearly-finished Mon-Fayette Expressway.
Former WE 2666 has the name Lynn R Shook painted on the cab side under the unit number in memory of the late Brewster Shop Foreman.
This grain train eases it’s was across the highest viaduct on former P&WV, headed for NS interchange in Hagerstown.