The railroads around here seemed relatively unaffected by the recession for the first few months, but recently things have gotten pretty bad. Normally a full length train, 18G have been reduced to... (more)
Q641 heading east past a lot of Pittsburgh icons
A distinctive landmark next to the Fort Wayne Line, the Ohio Valley Reflecting Pools.
A short 10A rolls east by the Pittsburgh Municipal Pool.
44T on the NS' Port Perry branch rolls along side the Union's Mon River Bridge and over the Union's Dexter yard at the busy Port Perry.
This scenic view greets CSX crews and motorists entering the city of McKeesport. The 70MAC looks especially clean and shiny in this ugly landscape.
Just when it seems like the GEVOs have completely taken over, 138 shows up with a veteran SD50 on the point.
In the early 90's the Mon Line was a moderately busy single track route primarily used by coal trains. By 1996 double track had been re-installed and traffic on the line grew considerably as inte... (more)
Empty hoppers pass through Clairton, destined for the former MGA coalfields in SW Pennsylvania.
Steam escapes from the Clairton Works on a very clear September evening. It's doubtful that the sky would have been blue 25 years ago at this location!
NS Mon Valley coal train heads past the US Steel Clairton, Pa Coke Works, as it heads toward Conway
The engineer on this loaded coal train has to shield his eyes from the sun after emerging from the shadows. Photo taken about one hour before the official start of summer.