"Mating worms" duck under the signal bridge at CP LEETS with trash mtys for the NYC area.
N21 heads south with 130 empties for Bailey Mine, passing West Penn Power's Mitchell Station, located between Shire Oaks and Monongahela. For more information, visit more)
After pausing at Trafford (MP336.3) to add a pair of SD40E helpers, NS 26T blasts under the signal bridge at Larimer, MP 332.7, on its eastward journey.
After stopping east of Trafford to couple a pair of SD40E helpers on the rear, NS 26T blasts through swirling snow and under the signal bridge at Ardara, MP 334.5 on the Pittsburgh Line.
An eastbound coal drag off of the old B&O West End crosses the Viaduct as it approaches Cumberland Terminal.
A nice surprise as a pair of WMSR GP30's bring up the rear as 2-8-0 #734 leads the westbound around Helmstetter's Curve.
And with the third train of the afternoon, I got the shot that I wanted. Many Pittsburgh area landmarks can be seen in this view - the old Homestead Works smokestacks, Sandcastle, the WHEMCO plan... (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)
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)
NS 9743 is one of two trailing motors on a coal train that has just departed Conway yard headed for points west
An empty coal train glides over the Mon River heading for the coal fields of Western Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, that may not be for some time. Just south of here, it made it a mile or 2, stack... (more)
An intermodal train heads up the ramp to the OC Bridge, just east of CP BELL. The two inner tracks are part of the Mon Line while the four outer tracks make up the Fort Wayne Line.
Empty trash train 64J rolls east into Pittsburgh on its way to pick up another load of New Jersey's finest export.