Finally, a change from the black locos of NS. CSX 213 heads west toward the main after crossing at Port Perry. Canon 10D and 70-200mm lens, 1/350 sec. exposure, f8.0, F.L. 200mm, ISO 100.
For those Steeler fans out there: Remote-controlled ET-2 pushes the Mel Blount bottle car towards the Basic Oxygen Furnace yesterday.
Q297 sails under the signal bridge at Port Perry. These ex-P&LE signal bridges are slated for replacement over the next few years. USX ET Plant is at left.
This unit started life as B&O SD40 7487, then sold to the Central of New Jersey as CNJ 3066. The 3066 made it into Conrail as CR 6290, which was rebuilt to SD40-2 specs in 1993 as the CR 6999!
Coal loads for the Bessemer & Lake Erie head west on the former Pittsburgh & Lake Erie.
Returning light to Glenwood from Demmler Yard. Ex-CSXT 4117, nee-BO 6921 (GP30).
USX ET-2 shoves two bottle cars towards the ramp at the BOF.
D768 brings coke empties into Demmler Yard. Here is it passing US Steel's Edgar Thomson Works, which houses the only remaining blast furnace in the Pittsburgh area. Ex-BO 6968 (GP30).