Motown: "Stacks and Racks" train Q236 slides across the Shenango River with the train stretching into the New Castle neighborhood of Mahoningtown, commonly referred to as "Mo... (more)
Originating in Monnessen, PA on the Wheeling & Lake Erie, the first "Alphabet" coke train for Winter 2017/18 crosses the Connoquenessing Creek as it starts north for Buffalo, NY.
A Little Bit South (and East) of Saskatoon: Headed back to the oil fields of Saskatchewan via Chicago, 3 CN motors pull empty oil cans across the CSX Pittsburgh Sub and the Beaver River nor... (more)
Wampum, Pennsylvania: A small town of 717 residents - the hometown of a former infamous Major League Baseball player, a current National Hockey League defenseman, and is mentioned in the 19... (more)
One of three active "Sonic Bonnets" lead east with late fall color in rural Lawrence County, PA.
It's a Chicora Thing: After working Penreco and Sonneborn on the Northern Sub, BT-3 crosses the "Iron City" trestle, one of three trestles on the line en route back to home base.
Butler, PA - New Castle, PA CSX interchange train BTNC rounds Goehring Curve on a mid-summer evening.
New Formula Coke: One of two Dash 8.5s roaming the system, NS 8507 leads empty coke train 413 just knocked down the signal at 10.8 en route to Shire Oaks.
Kennedy Curve: Was the station name of this location until resignaling of this territory a couple years back. From 200 feet above ground the footprint of the former P&LE main and a small ya... (more)
Looking like a scene from late 70s/early 80s Pittsburgh, a freshly painted Chessie GE meets a P&LE U-Boat. From Lake Shore Railway Museum's "Night at the Museum" 2017.
After working the morning on the east end of the P&W Sub with the Allegheny Valley, an FRA inspection train crosses the Connequessing Creek outside of Evans City on the B&P's Main Line Sub.
Back in the B&O/Chessie/CSX days of the P&W this sweeping curve in the farmlands of Fombell, PA was known as "Goehring Curve". Butler-New Castle BTNC leans into the curve turning into th... (more)
Three bright B&P orange motors pop out in the late fall color at this classic location as coal from Consol's Bailey Mine starts it's journey to the Homer City Generating Station.
Late season color in full effect in Pittsburgh's West Park.