On a sunny December morning, Wheeling train 261 motors upgrade through farmland near Navarre, Ohio with a trio of SD40 variants leading the way north toward Canton and eventually Akron.
During the long weekend a local drowses awaiting Tuesday and something to do. Odd to see such a large regional shut down for holiday like a shortline.
WE 3034 runs west with 571 from Spencer to Carey. Stone traffic is done for the winter so the wheeling runs turns to and from Carey at Spencer to move the traffic as most of this freight was tacke... (more)
There aren't many places in Western Pennsylvania where you can shoot a train in full sun after 8PM in August. Fortunately, Mingo Creek is one of those places, as illustrated by a westbound crossi... (more)
WLE 3034, 3046, 7375, 300, 108, and AVR 3003 and 3001 team up to move a huge train of over 100 cars across Sudan Viaduct.
This is part of what makes the W&LE so interesting - you never know exactly what you're going to get. I knew there was going to be an empty ore train running, but the five W&LE and two AVR units ... (more)
14,500 horsepower reply to the engineer's command with a puff of smoke as a huge westbound freight makes its way across yet another small trestle on the former P&WV.
EMD thunder fills the Jacobs Creek Valley as the 3034 leads a train of over 100 cars westbound at Chaintown.
An incredible seven unit lashup - with six different paint schemes - crosses the Yough. A combined empty ore train and loaded SWP coal train account for the extra units up front.
Traffic is booming at the east end of Brewster Yard! A seven unit Wheeling 551 snakes it's way into the yard as another train waits for the main.
There are over 150 bridges along the old P&WV mainline. The tallest of which is Mingo Creek Viaduct at 190 feet.