Bessemer orange has faded away and the red, black, and white of the Canadian National has slowly invaded the Bessemer & Lake Erie. On this first full day of spring 2 wide cabbed SDs back to the A... (more)
Coke loads await a B&P crew at "Texters" at Evans City, PA.
Class leader of AC44C6M rebuild program is the sole power on Buffalo-Conway 15M at CP Wampum.
An "Alphabet" empty coke train slides along the P&W Sub at Evans City, PA.
Golden Beavers over the Beaver: Crossing over a chilly Beaver River a dirty pair of Golden Beavers run an empty tank train northbound.
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)