For a brief period of time, the Union Railroad rostered a handful of ex-B&LE SD38-2's. They retained their Bessemer colors but were given new numbers and URR logos.
A southbound scrap train passes the last remaining set of postition light signals on the Union RR as it rolls under the Westinghouse Bridge.
Three switchers lead a loaded slab train south on the Union Railroad near Dravosburg Tunnel.
One crew works the north end of the Class Yard while another crew makes a light power move thru J Tower.
During the 1990's, the McKeesport Connecting used switchers from its Transtar parter, the Union RR. The URR 570 was running light thru McKeesport. The two tracks on the left are the CSX mainline... (more)
No fewer than nine Union Railroad MP15DCs are seen at Duquesne. A 5-unit set led by URR 21 is stopped on the Port Perry bridge with an empty coke train while a 4-unit set led by URR 19 shoves a c... (more)
Five MP15DCs tackle the grade through Bull Run with a long train of coke empties and general freight for Clairton. It is a very hot and humid afternoon as storm clouds gather; the crew has the ai... (more)
For over 100 years, the crew of a caboose would look over passing trains for defects. This task is becoming harder to photograph. But the Union Railroad in Pittsburgh still uses cabooses, making... (more)
For a brief period of time, the Union Railroad used five ex-B&LE SD38-2's in road service. Four of the big EMD's were heading south thru East Pittsburgh with an ore train from North Bessemer. Th... (more)
I took this shot for the sake fo the unusual caboose.
The Union Railroad shoves through East Pittsburgh with loads of scrap for USX's Edgar Thompson (ET) Steel Works in North Braddock. ET is located just beyond the Westinghouse Bridge in the distance... (more)
With a fresh load of coke from the ovens of Clairton, five Union MP15's drift through the S-Curve at the south end of Duquesne Yard.
A pair of cooler equipped Union MP15's negotiate their way through the tight confines of Duquesne Yard as the sun sets on a pleasant late winter day.
A URR caboose is being used as a shoving platform leading this empty hopper train until the train clears the switch and goes the other way.
URR 17 heads light about to cross over NS's Port Perry Branch.