WE 112 on the headend of loaded coke finishes its grueling climb up the Matt Branch as a steady snow blankets the Mon Valley with snow under the cover of darkness.
A few minutes into a winter storm, WE 112 shifts around the old ArcelorMittal coke plant which has since as of last year been idled and sold to steel giant Cleveland-Cliffs.
The daily local that switches local industries in Solon heads back to Brittain yard.
A westbound Wheeling & Lake Erie local makes a short run between Canton and Brewster in the late afternoon.
A short Wheeling and Lake Erie local pulls across the steel trestle at the north end of AC&Y junction in order to clear the turnout behind. Once the turnout was switched, the train would reverse b... (more)
WE 112 pauses just outside the coke plant in Monessen, PA waiting for the conductor to walk back to the head end so they can bring 43 loads up the Matt Branch to the Wheeling mainline.
A Wheeling crew works the SWP yard at Everson PA.
As a late evening shower passes a Wheeling & Lake Erie train is stopped by a railroad cargo facility.
WE 112 rebuilt from WE 2769 is seen here at the helm of WE 610 coming back from Bruceton with a nice sized train from the AVR, here at Castle Shannon, PA.
Wheeling 2679, one of the former red and yellow painted ex Southern GP35's, has been rebuilt with a low short hood, dash 3 electronics, and a new number and paint job. Shown here on the southbound... (more)