The Wheeling & Lake Erie's Westland Job 643 has a pair of SD40's for the day's train from Rook Yard. The crew takes headroom on the trestle over I-376 as they build their train and will depart wes... (more)
One of the Wheeling's former Rio Grande tunnel motors number 5413 and SD40-2 6310 work as helpers on train 643, the Rook to Westland turn. The train is cresting the grade about halfway between So... (more)
W&LE 5413 leads another unit and a cover car west to Westland to assist another train up the Westland Branch.
Westland turn crests the hill en route to the MarkWest plant.
After a few switch moves, 643 finally heads down the reopened Westland Branch. Just under a mile from this location, this train came off the mainline that is passing UNDER. A grueling grade off ... (more)
The recently reopened Westland Branch carries 643 as it heads down into Markwest.