Much of the steel industry has forever disappeared from the Pittsburgh region, but the area around Port Perry still provides a glimpse of what the Mon Valley was like when steel mills drove the re... (more)
Only one train, but three different railroads are represented in this photo. The Union is in front, the through truss bridge and tunnel are NS, and Q259 is on CSX.
388 slips across Turtle Creek in the midst of an afternoon rush hour on CSX.
In a heavily industrialized setting, Q353 crosses Turtle Creek after working at Demmler.
353 makes his way west along the bank of the Monongahela while a Union RR train begins to cross the river.
The signal at lower right belongs to the Union RR, whose tracks are just out of view.
13N crosses the Monongahela and prepares to make a sharp turn to the north at CP16.
Another pure UP consist passes through on CSX's Pittsburgh Sub.
Not one CSX unit in sight on Q352 today! Westbound 359 is on the #1 track, waiting for two more eastbounds to clear before proceeding.
Q389 rolls through Port Perry, a fascinating area where CSX, NS, URR, and the ET Plant railroad all operate. The brige and tunnel belong to NS, and are used primarily by Mon Line doublestacks.
Q276 crosses Turtle Creek on the old Pittsburgh and Lake Erie mainline. The industrial buildings in the background are just a small portion of the massive USX ET steel mill.
A rare bird on the Union, the only engine that was painted green. Photographer is standing in Duquesne, the train is in Braddock.