The AVR Glenwood to NS Island Ave turn departs Island Ave Yard with its cut from NS in Pittsburgh PA
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.
This AVR train passes between shots as the movie "Last Flag Flying" was being filmed at the Pittsburgh Amtrak station.
AVR1 heads east through West Park in Pittsburgh, PA after collecting the inbound cars off of a late C48 at Island Avenue. C46 from Pitcairn can be seen stopped short of the PENN signals on #2 tra... (more)
The AVR heads for Evans City to interchange with the B&P as it crosses over the Allegheny River on a beautiful spring evening.
AVR-1 returns from the NS yard at Island Avenue past the B&O signals at East Schenley. Unfortunately these signals are being readied for replacement as new foundations have been poured.
A trio of AVR SD40-3s pick up 48 cars from the W&LE interchange at Bruceton. The leader is a former KCS SD40-3, originally a Seaboard Coast Line SD45.
A short AVR train heads back to Glenwood. A longer AVR freight came through about five minutes later - never thought I'd see back to back trains on the W&P!
The Island Avenue turn snakes it's way through a snowy downtown Pittsburgh
One of the many joggers on the Montour Trail is unphased by AVR's three gray and yellow behemoths trundling across one of the many trestles dotting the Wheeling's former P&WV 'Hi-Line'.
The AVR's three former SD45 rebuilds lead an eastbound hopper train over the massive former P&WV viaduct at Speers, PA. The train is bound for a load out on the Southwest Pennsylvania.
A modern day Alpha-Jet? Not quite, but it is an AVR train running on the W&LE, via their former N&W route, which was built by the P&WV. Then lets not forg... (more)
This is one of the those shots that you've known how to get for years; you gotta wake up early, drag yourself out to the spot and accept the fact there is a 50/50 chance you won't see anything. Wi... (more)