The "Spirit of West Virginia" puts Andrew Carnegie's first major steel mill into perspective. The Edgar Thomson Works was opened in 1875 and was named after the President of the Pennsylvania Railr... (more)
Sweet lash-up on Q368 in nice AM light.
There are two paint schemes used at the ET plant, the older red worn by ET-4 and the more recent gray and blue on ET-2.
Several Mon Valley landmarks are visible in this scene - the USX ET plant, the Westinghouse Bridge, and the Monongahela River.
Q130 rolls thru Braddock in sweet morning sunlight.
Q 139 waits at Port Perry for 2 EB's.
Bright and dark future units bring K380 east, through the heavily industrialized town of Braddock.
One of the ET plant switchers goes about the never-ending task of supplying the mill with raw materials.
Ever wonder just how large a steel mill is? Just compare the size of ET's blast furnaces with Q261 for an illustration.
Mill switchers and bottle cars congregate outside of US Steel's Edgar Thomson plant.
Heading east with a Big Dog's breakfast of power.
A former CR Baby MAC hauls Q394 East.
At the end of a cloudy day filled with snow showers, the Mon Valley is briefly lit by the setting sun...and the passage of Q359 with a rainbow consist as it passes the USS Edgar Thomson Works.