WNYP's OL-1 charges across a small town grade crossing as the first snow of the year falls on a November morning. A pair of six axles Alco's are hauling cars of frac sand to a transload in Turtle ... (more)
After interchanging with the Buffalo & Pittsburgh in Salamanca, the crew of the return trip to Olean get the train underway. The big MLWs respond with large clouds of black smoke.
An afternoon Metrolink service (last one for the day) has been to Oceanside and is seen here returning to Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal.
WYNP 432 lets out a good bit of exhaust just before rolling beneath the Buffalo & Pittsburg ROW.
The 685 responds as the engineer pours on the coals.
The Driftwood Turn near Port Allegany.
2 of the WNYP's big MLWs (C630M & M636) have just departed Salamanca after picking up the conductor. The friendly engineer spoke to us prior to departing Salamanca and promised to put on some sm... (more)
Western New York & Pennsylvania power in the form of 2 M636 and a C630M wait under a star filled, but icy cold fall night for their next assignment, which will be the Salamanca turn the next morni... (more)
Can't go wrong with this chase. Big ALCO's, beautiful scenery, cool signals, and a friendly railroad, makes the WNYP's Driftwood Turn a must do on any railfan's list. Here the Driftwood Turn heads... (more)
A day on the WNYP that started with sun quickly turned to clouds, which would end up being the trend for the vast majority of the Southward trip of the Driftwood Turn due to pop-up rain showers in... (more)
Looking more like NKP 765, WNYP 638 is about to crest Keating summit as the big MLW leads two other units and 25 hoppers south to the NS interchange at Driftwood.
A trio of WNYP M636's begin the assault on Keating Summit as they head north with 25 loads of stone for Turtlepoint just before the sun got eaten by the clouds.
With empties for the NS at Driftwood, WNYP 638 finds a pocket of light in the mountains as the train heads south.
With a light snowfall dusting the countryside, WNYP OL-1 slows to a stop in Turtlepoint with a train of sand for the transload customer. Locomotives: WNYP 630 M630WNYP 685 M636