The 2 BLE units left on regular freight service bring 2 scrap cars and 21 empty pipe flats back to Butler to interchange with the B&P (Buffalo & Pittsburgh RR) to go back to CN in Buffalo, NY.
C28 heads east through Leetsdale, PA.
The Real McCoy! The remaining 2 original Bessemer and Lake Erie units left on regular freight service bring 2 scrap cars and 21 pipe flats back North to interchange with the B&P (Buffalo & Pittsbu... (more)
WE 6985 leads a train across bridge NO. 50.75 built by the N&W because of constant land slides.
A late 218 heads through Avella, PA on a very nice and sunny February day!
After getting tips about this 10 unit consist on a rack job I quickly though of a location where I could get all 10 units in one shot, McKees Rocks popped into my head so I hurried down there just... (more)
WE 6990 leads a train upgrade on the Westland Branch.
The 2 remaining Bessemer units left on regular freight service bring a Southbound loaded pipe train south at the MP 12.9 Defect Detector.
The 2 remaining Bessemer units left on regular freight service bring a southbound loaded pipe train south past the ancient B&LE searchlight signals at SX North.
Alphabet Route (AVR-W&LE-B&P) empty coke departs Evans City for it journey down the P&W sub.
The Engines in this picture are (in this order):
BP 3063 SD40-2
AVR 3002 SD40-3
WE 6985 ... (more)
3 Wheeling and Lake Erie "tigers" brake hard with an Empty Coke train coming down Bakerstown grade on Buffalo & Pittsburgh's portion of the P&W sub, ahead of this train about 3/4 of a m... (more)
Illinois Central 1038 Hammers South with approximately 90 loads of ore.
P&W timetable West but truly Northbound loaded coke rounds 'Hell Bent Curve' crossing a 1903 built Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge. Approximately MilePost 11.5 on AVR's P&W sub. This train is a... (more)
A very unusual daylight run of AVR's 'Evans City Turn' comes back east after interchanging with the Buffalo & Pittsburgh RR.