Exiting what I believe was the only tunnel on the line, Pittsburg & Shawmut’s Brookville passes Thayerton, about a mile west of Colwell, Pennsylvania.
Pittsburg & Shawmut’s Brookville local crosses the Mahoning Creek at Colwell, Pennsylvania.
A matched set of four Pittsburg & Shawmut SW9’s bring some empties to drop at the loader at McWilliams, Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburg & Shawmut Brookville turn has finished switching at Ringgold, Pennsylvania, and is continuing toward Mahoning with a train of loads from the mina at Dora, which can be seen above the... (more)
Four Pittsburg & Shawmut SW9’s switch loaded and empty hoppers at Ringgold, Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburg & Shawmut Brookville turn positions hoppers for loading loading at the Dora, Pennsylvania mine.
Flood Loading at Dora
The Pittsburg & Shawmut Brookville Turn has positioned a cut of empty hoppers under the loader at Dora, Pennsylvania, and has begun to slowly pull them as a s... (more)
After an overnight dusting of snow, the Pittsburg & Shawmut’s turn from Brookville shakes the thin layer of powder off the deck of the 1430-foot Sprankle Mills trestle. Four SW9’s and a long train... (more)
The Pittsburg & Shawmut’s daily train from Brookville to Mahoning, Pennsylvania sometimes could be loaded or empty hoppers, depending on the varied needs and production of the mines along the line... (more)
After delivering a loaded coal train to the CR, 3 PS SW9 units clear CR trackage and onto home rails
I wish I'd photographed the Shawmut in action, I had no idea how much change would come to the P&S in the mid-90s.
I like shots of switchers on road trains ala MILW.