Five buttheads shove a train load of coke up the Munhall Branch ramp, through J Interlocking, and on to the Union's Port Perry bridge. The train originated at US Steel's Clairton coke plant and ha... (more)
A pair of Blue MP15's leads a cut of empty slab racks back to ET from Irvin as they pass under the 110 signal bridge, the only position lights left on the railroad.
Only a mile outside of the Clairton yard limits, 66 is already in run 8 and doing less them 10mph as the engineer tackles the steep grade out of the Mon valley with 5 MP15's and a heavy coke train... (more)
BMEX 259 the first of three Gensets to test on the Union railroad leads a train of fresh slabs from the USSX Edgar Thompson Works to the rolling mills of the USSX Irvin Works. Here the train strug... (more)
A pair of Union engines back their train down the long ramp into the USS Mill at Braddock. The Union trackage around the steel mill, and across the river in Duquesne, looks like a model railroad g... (more)
After trading places a few days before with BMEX 259, RPRX 2010 finally hits the main line performing some tests that will possibly lead to the Union Railroad buy some gensets. Here 2010 leads a t... (more)
2009 rolls off the elevated section of track that splits East Pittsburgh in half and back onto solid ground. The building on the left was the original office building for the URR before moving to ... (more)
PRLX 2009 rolls past the old receiving yard with its 3 car train that is bound for the class yard which is just around the corner behind me. 2009 is the third genset to be tested in the last year ... (more)
A lone SW1500 goes to work on some gons on the east side of ET. Meanwhile a pair of MP15's have pulled up along Turtle Creek to await their turn to head back over to Duquesne on the south side of ... (more)
A hot and hazy morning are no match for bikers or buttheads. A pair of Union MP15's in their classic dress begin the shove across the Mon and into Edgar Thomson as a gaggle of bikers begin the cli... (more)
With a fresh load of coke from the ovens of Clairton, five Union MP15's drift through the S-Curve at the south end of Duquesne Yard.