URR 26 sits outside the Hall shops after receiving some work.
A pair of Blue MP15's leads a cut of empty slab racks back to ET from Irvin as they pass under the 110 signal bridge, the only position lights left on the railroad.
A pair of MP15's bark up Bull Run with another load of hot slabs from Edgar Thomson headed for the Irvin Works a couple miles to the south.
A pair of URR switchers go about their business while a westbound manifest passes through on CSX across the river.
A pair of cooler equipped Union MP15's negotiate their way through the tight confines of Duquesne Yard as the sun sets on a pleasant late winter day.
A Union RR slab train heads up the ramp to US Steel's Irvin Plant as it diverges from the Clairton Branch at CH.
URR's daily afternoon slab train seen here shortly after departing the ET works. Bound for the rolling mills in near by Irvin, not be confused with nearby Irwin.
The scrap train comes down off the Mon River bridge and into USS ET. In the background, an empty URR hopper train and a NS Mon line coal train pass by. Also, in the foreground the Mon River locks ... (more)
ET monopolizes most of the URR's time. 30 years ago US Steel alone had four intergraded mills within two miles, of which ET was 2nd smallest! Today, ET is the only intergraded mill in the area.
URR brakemen stretches after flipping a switch so that a quartet of switchers can head back south.
Four EMD switchers lug manifest freight north to North Bessemer Yard.
A 5-banger on the head end of a CSXT loaded Coke Express train idle on the northbound.
Union 26 Poses just outside of Hall Locomotive Shop