Serving the greater Pittsburgh area, the Carload Express owned Allegheny Valley Railroad has recently acquired new power in the form of ex-Norfolk Southern SD60M's. On a sunny March morning, one o... (more)
AVR 4001 leads AVR1 towards Island Ave Yard with Pittsburgh in the background, and surrounded by a golden cityscape at the popular spot commonly referred to as the trench.
The AVR Glenwood to NS Island Ave turn departs Island Ave Yard with its cut from NS in Pittsburgh PA
AVR5 heads up the W&LE interchange at Bruceton where they will swap trains and head back to Glenwood yard..
The daily AVR job creeps through the trench in Pittsburgh, PA as it approaches Island Ave Yard where it will interchange with NS on November 15, 2020.
With the gingko trees of Allegheny Commons Park in Pittsburgh, PA showing brilliant tones of gold, an Allegheny Valley Railroad manifest train rolls along on a sunny November 14, 2020.
AVR 3 passes the long abandoned former Baltimore & Ohio Finleyville station on their afternoon return to Glenwood Yard.
AVR6 has just swapped trains with the NS in Manchester and is heading back to their home yard in Hazelwood.
Carload Express, Inc. 1501 is in the lead brining cars back from Washington on the AVR3 job heading back towards home at Glenwood PA, seen here in Autumns beautiful scene at Valley View Road in Ve... (more)
59 car eastbound Allegheny Valley RR train AVR-1 with SD40-2Rs 3003 & 3002, and GP11s 2008 & 2004 pull out of Island Avenue Yard at CP-PENN on Norfolk Southern RR’s Fort Wayne Line at Manchester (... (more)
Returning to the main after shoving a cut of cars into the FTS International siding.
Spotting cars on the International Paper siding.
Continuing west through Eighty Four, the next stop for AVR 3 will be the Washington Penn Plastic Company about a mile up the line.
A four-unit set - including a road slug - switches the International Paper plant.
A cut of covered hoppers is switched into the FTS International siding.