With Central Terminal looming in the background, XCOAL navigates the confusing spiderweb of rails that covers the City of Buffalo.
Crawling off of the former Buffalo Rochester & Pittsburgh and onto the former Pennsylvania Railroad, loads of Clearfield County coal bound for the steel mills of Ontario roll north in afternoon li... (more)
Late season April snow blankets the landscape in Lewis Run, Pennsylvania as an SD40-3 and two SD50's lead X-COAL down grade on the Buffalo & Pittsburgh. The train is heading north towards Buffalo ... (more)
Buffalo & Pittsburgh X-COAL makes its way north through a snow covered landscape in Great Valley, New York on April 10th. The train is crossing over Great Valley Creek and passing an out of servic... (more)
In a heavy, late season snow storm on April 10th, Buffalo & Pittsburgh 3345 leads X-COAL as it comes out of the siding in Mount Jewett, Pennsylvania. The coal train had been recrewed here and, onc... (more)
The B&P SIRI makes its way into an s-curve as it approaches the North Clarion control point outside Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania. A quartet of EMD SD40's lead the train, including two former RCPE un... (more)
After bringing a loaded coal train to Homer City, BPRR 3345 leads a train of empty hoppers as they get ready to depart back north.Locomotives:BPRR 3345 SD40-3WCOR 6072 SD40-3BP... (more)
With a quartet of EMD's on the point, B&P's SIRI departs Bradford, PA and heads south. The two locomotives in RCPE colors have now been repainted into corporate orange & black. Locomotive... (more)
A quartet of EMD's work hard to pull the Buffalo & Pittsburgh SIRI freight past the signals at CP Mt Jewett. Locomotives: BPRR 3345 SD40-3BPRR 3332 SD40-3AZER 3469 SD40-3RC... (more)
A quartet of EMDs lead B&P's SIRI freight through the forests of western Pennsylvania as it heads south through Cyclone, PA. Locomotives: BPRR 3345 SD40-3BPRR 3332 SD40-3AZER 3... (more)
After running around their train, HC-1 shoves the cut of cars towards the lead to the power plant in the last rays of light. Locomotives:BPRR 3345 SD40-3WCOR 6072 SD40-3BPRR 45... (more)
The B&P SIRI comes through an s-curve as it approaches CP North Clarion with a quartet of EMD SD40-3's. Locomotives: BPRR 3345 SD40-3BPRR 3332 SD40-3AZER 3469 SD40-3RCPE 6... (more)
The B&P's HC-1 power has cut off from it's train and runs around the cars past a stock pen in the fields outside the Homer City power plant. Locomotives:BPRR 3345 SD40-3WCOR 6072 ... (more)
The B&P JBRI makes its way to Riker yard. This is passing through Ridgway PA past an old B&O station after finishing work in Johnsonburg PA.
N228 gets the green light to head onto the Pittsburgh Sub (Just behind the photographer) and head to New Castle.