I title this one, BUSTED!!! as I unintentionally bust a visiting volunteer with an Ohio tourist line checking out the Oil Creek Valley eye candy. My intended target for the photo was the l... (more)
With their brine empties picked up at McClintock and running around their train, the ME-1 heads to beans at Casey's before continuing to Franklin Steel for a P/U, and then heading back to Meadvill... (more)
Conductor Kevin C. "Grumble, grumble, grumble. Hey Chris, I have some bad news. The 3 cars that we need to take back are in the middle."
Chris "So much for in and out. ... (more)
With no turning facilities on the OC&T, the SB trains are pulled in reverse to Rynd Farm, and then the loco cuts loose and runs around the train on the interchange track with the WNYP for the trip... (more)
The WAME Conductor rides the porch to jump off and throw the next switch to pick up a few more cars before returning to Franklin and Meadville.
ME-1's conductor waits for the one car pick up to clear the switch so he can re-align it to normal. ME-1 delivered the 2 CHs in the background to the OC&T, and picked up the box.
75 South arrives at the turn around point of the trip and will uncouple and run around the consist for the trip north. Rynd Farm is also the freight junction point between OCTL and the Western NY... (more)
OCTL 3568 passes the Petroleum Center passenger station long-nose forward with a one car move to Rynd Farm for exchange with WNYP.
426 returns from exchange with the OC&T and kicks up some dust and belches out some exhaust crossing Quaker Dr.
WNYP Local at Rouseville Pa, switching taken place at a chemical plant. This Alco C430 was owned by the NYS&W formerly NYS&W number 3000. Orginally built for the New York Central Railroad.