2 standard cab EMD units lead train N21 up the grade out of Bailey Mine. I just missed getting "skunked" by clouds by seconds as you can see by the shadows all around.
Pumpkin Time : Spring time in Pennsylvania's farm country isn't the usual time of year one thinks of pumpkins, but these 2 BNSF units leading elephant style, on a loaded unit train out of... (more)
N21 takes another load of black diamonds north out of Bailey Mine pasiing through the village of Time.
An empty train for Bailey Mine approaches the summit of the Manor Branch.
A very nice leader heads down the street with 130 empties bound for Southwest PA coal fields. You'll notice that almost everything in West Brownsville is crooked.
The low lying sun starts to fill the Mon Valley with warm yellow light as a N21 empty coal train, bound for Bailey, heads through the small town of Roscoe.
The head-end of N21 breaks over the Summit of the NS Manor Branch. Shortly, the engineer of the 9340 will tell the engineer of the Bailey Helper set, shoving on the rear, to begin braking for the... (more)
Heading to load at Bailey Mine.
The morning fog has all but burned off as N21 departs the Bailey Mine. The 'Red Barn at Time,' one of Western PA's most famous landmarks, stands watch in the background.
Catching the 5413 in Conrail blue *almost* makes up for barely photographing the old Monongahela in the Conrail era.
An empty hopper train for Bailey Mine passes MP 10 of the Manor Branch.