As the great city of Pittsburgh begins to come alive in the early morning hours, a Northbound NS intermodal snakes along the three rivers to eventually continue to Conway and points west.
Rain pours down upon the Mon Valley as southbound empties bound for Bailey Mine prepare to meet counterpart N21 between CP ARK and GATE on the NS Mon Line.
Southbound empties head past the houses lining the street running of West Brownsville, PA
As darkness begins to settle in, coal loads still come out of the coal fields of Southwest PA and through the Mon Valley. N21 heads North through the little river town of Besco, PA.
The dark streets of West Brownsville come alive as N21 heads north through town on a very misty and rainy evening.
After a repair to a washout on the Mon Line, an endless parade of coal loads and empties go up and down the NS Mon Line at a frequency I've never witnessed before. N21 heads north through the doub... (more)
An autorack slithers along the Monongahela and Ohio Rivers on the NS Mon Line as mother nature puts on a beautiful spectacle just before the sun rises over Pittsburgh, PA.
Shire Oaks-based local heads south over the Pigeon Creek bridge.
A paint chipped EMD and a Southern Belle GE sit on the south end of Shire Oaks Yard waiting for their turn to head down the former PRR/MGA mainline.
N74 heads south along the NS Mon Line at Besco, heading towards Bailey Mine to load and turn back north.
The morning fog has nearly lifted as a stack train heads timetable north on the Mon Line passing the former PRR station.
Shire Oaks, PA - Hyco Lake, NC coal train charges over Homestead's Amity Street crossing.
Empty hopper train out of Shire Oaks heads south to West Brownsville.
A northbound Progress Energy coal train snakes along Mount Washington as the hustle and bustle of city life continues undisturbed.
NS 11V with SD70 2505 leading passes under the MP 12 signalbridge on the Mon Line!