If you've ever wondered how large a blast furnace is, the size comparison between 136 and the Carrie Furnace should put it all into perspective.
Detouring over the P&W Sub, 136 passes the leads to the defunct Glenwood shop. This scene is very unlikely to be repeated today - the only train that regularly uses this track is the Capitol Limi... (more)
Four carloads of new John Deere tractors grace the head end of 136, eastbound at Rankin.
Pittsburgh is well known as the "City of Bridges", a moniker that would be somewhat appropriate for McKeesport as well.
136 rounds the bend at Aliquippa, former home of a huge J&L steel mill.
136 has a short cut of John Deeres on the head end as he makes his way east on the old P&LE.
136 splits the classic P&LE searchlight signals at Rankin. Track at right is the P&W Sub, the original B&O main through Pittsburgh.
Eastbound on the CSX/B&O New Castle Sub.
Eastbound on CSX/B&O New Castle Sub.