In evening sunlight 2638 shoves the short train around Hepler's Curve.
SWP 1 rolls North thru the remains of Youngwood yard in sweet evening sunlight.
2638 has left its train on the main and is heading down the somewhat new Galvtech siding. After doing its work there, AVR 3 will head back to Glennwood yard, pick up the rest of its train and head... (more)
Shorty after this shot, the 2638 will break off its train and back down the Galvtech siding, pictured to the left
AVR 3 power is about to cut off and go work the Galvtech siding located on the old Hays Arms Factory site.
AVR 3 returns to Glenwood with cars from Galv Tech, one of the largest shippers on the W&P.
Returning light from Bakerstown, the 2638 is completely dwarfed by the bridge it is traversing.
Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood forms an industrial backdrop for the 2638, backing down the ramp to retrieve a cut of cars.
The 36th St. ramp is a critical link in the AVR's network, connecting the original AVR with their lines leased from CSX
Under engineer George Neat's skilled hand, 2638 pulls a cut of cars up the ramp from the AVR's River Branch.
After dropping off his train for B&P interchange, 2638 heads back to Pittsburgh as a lite engine move.
A conveniently placed billboard offers a free plug for First Commonwealth Bank.
Looks like it's only a matter of time before tree growth will make this photo an impossibility.
2638 makes a cut in his train, the cars left on the bridge will be taken down the 36th St. ramp on the return trip.