A crew shuffles cars in Rook Yard in suburban Pittsburgh, Pa.
W&LE's last remaining Kodachrome unit switches Rook Yard with a former WC SD40-2 as a former Rio Grande tunnel motor hides behind a cut of LPG cars and a spacer car.
W&LE 615 crew pulls down the WB track at Rook with WLE 6352 (SD40-2), SWP 2006 (GP11), A boxcar and WLE 6987 (SD40-2) as they return from Monessen, Pa. On the next track over (The EB track) WLE 11... (more)
A Former Rio Grande GP35 is photographed at The Wheeling & Lake Erie's Rook Yard in 2004.
Usually the only cars you see in Rook are tank cars, sand hoppers, Gondolas, keywells and a occasional boxcar but not to often a flatcar. Here is WLE 103 switching west Rook as the pass a flatcar ... (more)
Wheeling and Lake Erie 6382 switching Rook
WLE 4003, 6353, 103, 302 sit in front of the Rook yard office
643 Pulling out of Rook Yard going to West Land
Just emerging from the East End of the Greentree tunnel is W&LE GP40 #304. This train normally runs around 10 AM, but today they were 3 hours behind schedule as it was just after 1 PM when this sh... (more)
A pair of EX-Rio Grandes idle at Rook.
Looking more like Colorado than Pennsylvania, a Rio Grande-painted geep leads a westbound coke train out of the Wheeling & Lake Erie's Rook Yard.
"Kodachorme" GP35 2662 at Rook Yard.
Rook Yard was built by the P&WV but it has looked more like a Rio Grande property lately. A pair of D&RGW-painted GP40's were sitting at the west end of the yard while ex-D&RGW GP35 3045 was swit... (more)
The hopper feeds sand to the tower, which feeds the power, which sands the rails ... .