After getting word the B&P through train was coming south, my buddy and I decided to chase the train south to the Mt. Jewett area. Doing the honors of leading the train was BPRR SD50 number 5019. ... (more)
As the sky opens and rain pours down, BPRR's RISI heads north and clears the B&O signals at CP Boyer with an SD45 leading two more EMD's. Locomotives:BPRR 458 SD45-2BPRR 3341 SD40-... (more)
A quartet of EMD's work hard to pull the Buffalo & Pittsburgh SIRI freight past the signals at CP Mt Jewett. Locomotives: BPRR 3345 SD40-3BPRR 3332 SD40-3AZER 3469 SD40-3RC... (more)
On a October morning the fall foliage colors start to come in. The Viaduct, once known as the longest and tallest railroad structure at 2,053 feet long and 301 feet high, was partially destroyed b... (more)
Early morning Sunshine shines down on the Kinzua skywalk some 12 years after being hit by a F1 tornado.
Built in 1882 this "Eighth Wonder of the World" lasted 121 years before it was destroyed by a F1 Tornado a little over ten years ago. At the time of the Tornado it was fourth-tallest railway bridg... (more)
After defeating the hill into Mt. Jewett, the SIJB picks up speed going out of town through the former interchange yard of the B&O's BR&P and Northern Subs, and most recently the B&P and the Knox&... (more)
After being delayed for a few minutes due to signal problems, B&P 3301 finally leads today's BFSI south from downtown Mt. Jewett and notches it up to Run 8 amid the neat contrast of snow on the gr... (more)
The sun finally makes a full appearance as the SIJB races out of Mt. Jewett, almost to Johnsonburg to make the swap with the northbound out of Rikers.
Once mighty and strong, the Kinzua Bridge is now a fallen pile of steel and wood compliments of an EF-1 tornado in 2003. This photo was shot through the chain-link safety fence that some people f... (more)
The SIJB continues past the industrial complex outside of Mt. Jewett.
Her Fallen Majesty. This old girl once carried coal trains of the mighty ERIE until the mid '60s, then resumed by carrying tourists in 1987 with the Knox and Kane RR until the bridge was c... (more)
Her Majesty. This old girl once carried coal trains of the mighty ERIE until the mid '60s, then resumed by carrying tourists in 1987 with the Knox and Kane RR until the bridge was closed i... (more)
The SIJB plows through a snow bank at the south end of the Mt. Jewett interchange. Somewhere in the background, through the blizzard, is the northern terminus of the Knox and Kane RR's freight op... (more)
The center structure laying in the massive valley with rail and ties strung out everwhere.