A beautiful afternoon with temperatures in the low 70’s, we see CSX train Q332 with a YN2 duo and Dash 9 leader eastbound.
After reaching the top of the first grade, N784 is at the top cruising at 30MPH until a few miles ahead they must reduce to 10MPH for the steep descent into Rowelsburg.
A&O train Z812 heads westbound at Berkeley Run Junction with 80 empty coal hoppers.
80 coal hoppers with 4 A&O jeeps crosses the Pleasent Creek bridge bound for Carter Roag mine to load with coal.
Gliding down the Briden grade, CSX train B815 is headed westbound to the Harrison County mine with 100 empty coal hoppers for loading.
The W&LE Brewster to Willard Job has just left Willard yard on their return trip to Brewster passing thru the farm lands of Ohio.
Ex-CSX locomotive 5306 sitting in the locomotive graveyard appearing to be taken apart piece for piece. Unsure of the reasoning behind CSX sending this locomotive off for scrap and parts as it bei... (more)
A graveyard of locomotives sit quietly as they rest awaiting their time of fate for the scraper.
One of the few executive MAC’s left is seen passing the Steel City working as DPU on 100 loads of grain.
CSX train D810-02 is just on the beginning of loading 110 cars of coal from Cumberland Mines trans load Facility in La Belle. The coal is transferred from underground by the Land locked Cumberland... (more)
CSX Q332 slowly pulls into Connellsville to make several set offs and pick ups before ultimately heading to Cumberland.
Wheeling and Lake Erie’s Connellsville to Rook train crosses the bridge at Owensdale
Wheeling and Lake Erie’s Connellsville to Rook train crosses the Monongahela River in Belle Vernon.
Wheeling and Lake Erie’s Connellsville to Rook train crosses the bridge at Jacobs Creek.
CSX’s executive train slows to stop in Connellsville as the passengers aboard are about to step off on to perform inspections on the Connellsville yard.