"If there is a road in your shot, there will be a car on it." Sage advice given to me by my dearly departed friend Gary Larimer in my formative years of becoming a serious photographer.... (more)
Departing Butler in golden lighting, BTNC with a colorful consist heads towards it's destination of New Castle.
A quartet of EMD's roar out of the tunnel and through the rock cut, dragging a train of coal loads bound for the power plant in Homer City. Locomotives:BPRR 3333 SD40-3BPRR 458 SD4... (more)
In the last light, BTNC rolls into Harmony headed for New Castle.
After class, I decided to take a stab at catching the southbound ore train on the old Bessemer mainline. Instead, I was surprised with a southbound geometry train, led by an ex-Conrail GP38 now o... (more)
The daily freight from Salamanca, NY to Punxsutawney, PA is just about to cross the state line as it splits what's left of the B&O signals that used to guard the line.
An uncommon sight these days, a quartet of EMD SWs working together on a non-industrial railroad. Sights like this aren't common much elsewhere.
An ex-Conrail GP38, still wearing its blue paint, is on the point of the B&P's SARE local as it idles by the Salamanca Depot awaiting a crew. Locomotives:BPRR 7822 GP38BPRR 926 GP1... (more)
The B&P's Salamanca to Buffalo freight waits for an outbound crew near the depot in Salamanca, NY. An IC SD70 from the Bessemer & Lake Erie is in the rear on the consist and is enroute to Buffalo ... (more)
A late running WAER departs Erie and crosses Koehler Road with 3 locomotives and seven empty stone cars. Locomotives:BPRR 3021 GP40-2BPRR 2031 GP38-2BPRR 7822 GP38
BPRR 452 and 3 other units lead the SIRI south through the tree gap coming up to State Line and crossing into Pennsylvania.
A trio of SD40-3s decouple from their train after bringing the first half to the top of the hill at the Mt Jewett siding. The train stalled on the grade prior to this location, so they decided to ... (more)
A pair of B&P Switchers drill some cars into the South Buffalo yard.
An extra RISI is making its way north through Portland Mills PA beside the Clarion River.
A single GP38 heads south through Ashford returning from Arcade with about 10 cars.