The Spring of 2009 was an interesting time on the W&LE's east end as ore and coke trains provided a huge boost in traffic. Here, a westbound makes his way through Crookham, high above Ginger Hill... (more)
4762 emerges from Temple Tunnel and is promptly greeted by a small photo line.
A mixed bag of CSX and W&LE power team up to lead a westbound on the former P&WV. Most of these trains ran as solid hoppers, but this one has a cut of five tank cars mixed in with the empty hoppe... (more)
This one is for the "monopod coalition" :-)
Towering above the Yough River! Man was the water cold on the legs!
In a scene that is not likely to be repeated in the near future, a W&LE ore train soars high above the CSX Keystone Sub. With the stock pile of ore in Mingo Junction, Ohio quickly disappearing the... (more)
WE 345 is seen here passing over the now dormant NS Ellsworth Secondary. Even when the coal feeder branch was operational last year, you probably had a better chance of getting hit by lighting tha... (more)
WE 345 emerges out of Temple Tunnel and glides past an old Mack relic.
Popping out of Temple Tunnel!
The P&WV company news letter was named the 'Hi-Line' and for obvious reasons. By the time the Connellsville Extension had gotten under way, other railroads already coated the area's river valleys.... (more)
WE empty ore train glides over the Sudan Trestle at CrackerJack,PA.
This train was one of the most-photographed that I've ever seen on the W&LE. About nine of us shot him at Speers, and some of that group also got him here, just west of my vantage point.
Moments before the sun dropped behind the tree line, 3049 leads an empty ore train westbound towards Mingo Jct.