A local heads through Elizabeth on the former P&LE Mon Branch. At the time, this line was only hosting a couple of trains per day, it became much busier after the Conrail split added added coal t... (more)
Close-up of a low speed, staged collision between a loaded coal train and a school bus. Click Here to see what happened afterwards... (more)
Rolling down the middle of First Avenue, 720 leads a train of empties back to the mines. Residents of this small town were less than thrilled when CSX dramatically increased train traffic on this... (more)
IAIS 715 starts up on the main after the Westbound into Iowa City passes it on its way into the yard using the siding.
The collision occurred at less than 1MPH, but the force was strong enough to mangle the school bus. The "accident" was part of a rescue drill, Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)Locomotive: GE C40-8 (Dash 8-40C)Location: Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: CSXT 7622Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: August 28, 1999
This is just a drill! CSX and several emergency response agencies in the Mon-Yough region organized this training exercise. The drill was very realistic, local schoolchildren were on the bus (af... (more)