A Wisconsin Electric coal train travels down the Wana Branch of the Monongahela Railway in Wana West Virginia. Most of the train is still across the state line in Pennsylvania.
Elephant-style Conrail SD60’s flood load a train at the Blacksburg #2 Mine in Wana, West Virginia. The unique logos on the cars indicate that they are owned by the Somerset Railroad, and will be t... (more)
”You Guys Have Lunch Ready? We’re coming by!”
I’m sure that the days of warm meal preparation in the caboose was long past, but this would have been the perfect opportunity to get ... (more)
Four Monongahela Super 7-23B’s are creeping around the loop at Blacksville Number 2 Mine, flood loading a long train of hoppers.
After decades of hauling coal from countless mines with diesels in drab black paint, The Monongahela Railway lightened up its paint scheme when it revamped its roster with eleven remanufactured fo... (more)
I Wana Get This Train Loaded
A Wisconsin Electric train begins the flood loading process at the Blacksville Number 2 Mine in Wana, West Virginia. The Super 7’s are all on the prope... (more)
This is not two trains passing on the Monongahela. Instead, this a train that is being flood loaded at Consolidated Coal Company's Blacksville #2 mine. The power is passing its own caboose as the ... (more)
If I had a dollar for every time I have gotten "puffed" by a cloud, I could probably retire a year early. On Sept. 22, 1990, I was almost certain I would be as an empty unit coal train approached... (more)
The old Conrail number is showing through on this SD60I as an engineer loads a coal train the old fashioned way at Consol's Blacksville No. 2 Mine.
A trio of ex-Conrail SD60I's begin loading a PPLX coal train as they pass through the balloon track at Consol's Blacksville No. 2 Mine.
MGA 2310 is dwarfed by the man made pile which I believe is culm (could be good coal, not sure). Monongahela coal train is loading on the loop track at Blacksville #2. Trailing units are B23-7R #2... (more)
A trio of B&P SD45's lead NS N51 south towards Federal Mine.
Monongahela 2310 backs an empty train through the loader at Blacksville #2 Mine.
MGA 2310 South is backing through the loader at Blackville #2 Mine.
MGA 2310 South has pulled around the loop at Blacksville #2 and will now back through the loader.