A crew shuffles cars in Rook Yard in suburban Pittsburgh, Pa.
Two rebuilt W&LE SD40s (now SD40-2s) hook onto a rebuilt GP35 (GP35-3) in Rook Yard in a brief break of sun during a cloudy day.
Four tigers. WE 218 pulls into Rook with 4018, 4003, 305, 301
A lot of different paint schemes and this is only a small handful of what WLE has, WE 6357 sits on the sand track, WE 6316, 7356, and 6354 sit on the westbound track and WE 6318 and 3 other SD40-2... (more)
Golden hour at Rook, WE 6385 (WLE paint), 3067 (WLE paint), 3016 (WLE paint), 6358 (BC Rail), 6989 (BNSF paint), 6988 (FURX paint) sit on the runner. WE 6985 (FURX paint), 4003 (WLE paint) sit on ... (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
WE 304 backs down to the east end of Rook to switch out some tanks while the former movie star AWVR 1206 now repainted into WE 6353 waits for a crew at the bunkhouse.
With GP35-3 #111 on point, WE212 slowly creeps across Whiskey Run Viaduct and into Rook Yard before continuing east to Bruceton, Pa. In tow is Ohio Central SD40-2 #3328, destined for the Buffalo &... (more)
Snow storm at Rook.