Heading east towards a Punxsutawney, the daily afternoon manifest rolls across the Goodville Trestle built in 1899
As the afternoon shadows grow, an eastbound manifest rolls through town with a GE ES44AC in DPU mode pushing hard. Most of the DPU's I've seen on the Conemaugh have been inserted about 2/3 back. W... (more)
Dashing through snow, 8907 in DPU mode does double double duty as a caboose as the Northbound MT at CP SX South is 17 miles into its journey to Greenville,PA
The new face of helper service on NS’s West Slope of the Alleghenies, work hard to assist a coal drag to the summit at Cresson.
On a beautiful fall day, the stillness of the valley is interrupted by the sounds of 8800HP. A symphony in EmD as ore loads climb the .6% grade.
On a beautiful Veterans Day eve afternoon, 3384 along with 3385 and 3386 in numerical order, soars over the Allegheny River at 10MPH on its way to Butler.
Soaring over the Little Mahoning Creek valley on a trestle built by the Pencoyd Iron Works in 1899 and upgraded in 1941, engine 5020 leads three other EMD engines northbound to Riker Yard in Punxs... (more)
The Punxsutawney to Butler manifest is rounding the curve before crossing over Goodville Road with a quintette of EMD power.
North to Johnsonburg the daily manifest has reached track speed. In the consist directly behind the last BPRR engine is new electric engine for Iron Ore of Canada.
North to Johnsonburg the daily manifest has reached track speed. At Johnsonburg the crew will swap trains with the crew heading south from Salamanca,NY and bring SIRI back to Ricker’s Yard in Pu... (more)
Catch 22! U703 grinds up the .6% grade with 99 loads of ore destined for US Steel after an interchange with the Union RR at North Bessemer on a brisk Earth Day after overnight snow flurries
CN SD70M-2 8876 leads today’s northbound MT ore train over Scrubgrass road on the Kimble Viaduct at MP69 on a beautiful Spring afternoon
CN SD70M-2 8800 leads today’s southbound ore train over Scrubgrass road on the Kimble Vidauct with 90 loads headed for North Bessemer yard.
CN SD70M-2 8827 leads today’s southbound ore train with 99
loads headed for North Bessemer yard. After climbing out of the Thorn Creek watershed the engines can ease up as the rest of the trip... (more)
With EOT signal lights aglow, the DPU engine of today’s southbound ore train pushes hard on 99 loads headed for North Bessemer yard.