With the sprawling Wheeling-Pittsburgh steel mill as a backdrop, an eastbound Conrail TV train rolls through Mingo Junction, Ohio. An SD45 and a GP35, both of Erie Lackawanna heritage, provide the... (more)
Two GP38’s and a C430, all wearing Penn Central black, bring a train of ore empties into Mingo Junction, Ohio.
Weirton Steel Company in Weirton, West Virginia has a small fleet of tank cars in revenue service. Here one sporting a corrosive placard passes through Mingo Junction, Ohio.
Another of Conrail’s “Mingo Monsters”, C636 6782, travels through the engine servicing facility in Mingo Junction, Ohio.
Twilight at Mingo Junction
It’s twilight in Mingo Junction as one of Conrail’s notable “Mingo Monsters” waits to get out on the road at Mingo Junction, Ohio. It’s twiligh... (more)
Still displaying the “mating worms” Penn Central logo, a partially-patched Conrail C430 soaks up the morning sun at Mingo Junction, Ohio.
Just clearing the Mingo Junction switch, this W&LE engineer cranks up the throttle to get up to track speed of 40 on its way to Nelms mine.
A GP38 and two C430’s lead an empty ore train into Conrail’s yard in Mingo Junction Ohio. In the background, an eastbound Norfolk & Western train is passing in front of the Wheeling-Pittsburgh... (more)
The low sun on a late August afternoon highlights the Alco High Adhesion trucks on Conrail C430 2053. The Century still plies the rails of the Western New York & Pennsylvania.
Two ex-Penn Central GP38’s bracket a C430’s as they exit the Conrail yard in Mingo Junction, Ohio.
A train of empties has arrived at the Conrail yard in Mingo Junction, Ohio. A GP38 leads two C430’s on a hot August day.
One of Conrail’s ex-New York Central C430’s poses for its portrait at Mingo Junction, Ohio. The unit later served the Susquehanna as its 3002.
Leased by HiCrush Services, a frac sand transloader in Mingo Junction, Ohio, is Larry’s Truck and Electric SD18 60. LTEX 60 was originally Chicago & Illinois Midland 60 (built in December 1961)... (more)
Four Decades - 2
Forty years ago today, several sets of Conrail power wait to leave the servicing tracks at Mingo Junction, Ohio. To the right is the yard office building, and beyo... (more)