In the late afternoon sand flies and exhaust pours out of 5 MP15's grind up hill with a loaded coke train from Clairton for the Port Perry and Dexter Yards as it nears the Dravosburg tunnel. The s... (more)
The second turn 66 crew is doubled up and ready to depart the Coke mill with its daily run to ET and to the CSX. A massive thunderstorm builds to the east behind the power.
URR 66CL2 departs Clairton and passes 4 crew as they start there evening trip through the Mon Valley.
Only a mile outside of the Clairton yard limits, 66 is already in run 8 and doing less them 10mph as the engineer tackles the steep grade out of the Mon valley with 5 MP15's and a heavy coke train... (more)