Ah. Mid-train helpers shoving ore on the former P&WV. Classic EMD's, classic paint scheme.
With the help of lens coatings and a split neutral density filter, the interesting sky retains it's character as the WE 344 passes by this rural scene.
After the other guys gave up, it occurred to me that the Wheeling has a lot of bridges, and maybe I could do something like this. Fortunately I found my way here - and so did the train before the... (more)
Eastbound ore takes the grade headed towards Longview as it crosses Saw Mill Run in the absolute last speck of decent light. It was fun seeing Wade, John, and Brad out and about!
Eastbound ore from Mingo Junction arrived at Rook, and you can see the WE 611 crew cut in mid-train.
The sanders are on and the 645's are humming as the ore train starts to pull out of Rook towar... (more)
Eastbound ore from Weirton crosses The Parkway West on a nice afternoon. WE 611 will tie on as helpers and assist the train towards Connellsville.