AVR 3004 and 2 Wheeling and Lake Erie units take the interchange cut of cars from NS Island Avenue east through Pittsburgh, PA heading for Glenwood.
AVR1 heads east through West Park in Pittsburgh, PA after collecting the inbound cars off of a late C48 at Island Avenue. C46 from Pitcairn can be seen stopped short of the PENN signals on #2 tra... (more)
AVR 1 heads off the P&W at Field and approaches Bloom on the PITL with 81 for Island Avenue Yard.
Returning from Norfolk Southern's Island Avenue Yard, AVR 1 "splits" the classic B&O signals on the right and it's replacements on the left.
Rumbling with the sounds of notched out EMD 645s, AVR 1 climbs the grade through Bakerstown Cut with its exchange from the B&P.
Kansas Valley Railroad KCR 3003... oops i meant to say Allegheny Valley Railroad 3003 leads the interchange traffic from the BP south to Glenwood yard. The AVR looks more like the KCS these days w... (more)
After running a cut of cars to NS's Island avenue yard the AVR heads back to Glenwood yard with a decent sized train as it passes through the trench at West Park during what is called Yellow Brick... (more)
Downtown Pittsburgh is the backdrop of a rare Sunday operation of the AVR. Included in their setoffs today is a R.J. Corman Tunnel Motor.
Four GP11's are about to enter the Amtrak station as they head light for Island avenue yard where they will grab a large cut of cars for Glenwood yard, i lucked out with this shot as just a few mi... (more)
A AVR local has just pulled into the yard and cut away from its train. After receiving new orders the power heads for the west end. Two other Gp11's are sitting at the yard office on the right.
Maroon goes well with snow...
The Island Avenue turn smokes out of Schenley Tunnel on a humid, miserable Sunday afternoon.