Dwarfed by the size of the surrounding city, CSXT Q136-22 heads east along the Monongahela River, as seen from Mt. Washington.
CSX intermodal Q138 eastbound by the smokestacks at Homestead on the Pittsburgh Line.
A pair of SP units lead CSX eastbound Q276 over the Youghiogheny River in McKeesport. The track branching off to the left carries the Mon Sub to Newell.
The scenery in Homestead has changed dramatically. Eastbound Q216 approaches the Mon River Bridge on a site once dominated by a steel mill. Today there is a Lowe's store behind the bridge.
A pretty beat up YN1 SD40-2 (ex C&O 7467) sans plow, leads a westbound merchandise through Pittsburgh with the sun providing near perfect lighting.
A trio of new FURX units lead a CSX eastbound through Coraopolis.
K165 arrives at Demmler Yard to be interchanged to the Union Railroad. The colorful ore train had a mix of Algoma Central, Wisconsin Central and CSX power.
A former Chessie GP30M switches what was left of the P&LE's Riverton Yard in McKeesport. Fifteen years later, most of the tracks in Riverton were gone, the GP30M's were off the roster and the Ches... (more)
Before construction ruined the view, this was one of the best shots in Pittsburgh. Westbound Q375 passes the skyline with a Helm (Ex-EL) SDP45 running third.
The train gets lost in a vapor cloud of snow as eastbound intermodal train Q136 races through Wampum on the P&LE.
The Q394 experienced air problems earlier and the car department worked on the train for several hours at Blacks Run. As it passed me at Stoops Ferry, I saw the brakes set up on a dozen cars in t... (more)
CSX Q368 sits at Wampum as the eastbound waits for L138 to run around it.
Coke train K301 passes under the P&LE signals at CP-11Y as it heads west past US Steel's Edgar Thomson Plant.