Happy Birthday to me. With half the day gone and my scanner missing in action, I took a gamble that "The Snake"- the Mountain Sub's only manifest train - was still leaving Cumberland in the early ... (more)
Empty coal train returning from the east use the Port Perry Branch multiple times everyday. Despite this, I can only remember seeing it happen one other time during my four years in Pittsburgh.
Most of the remaining BLE SD38 fleet is seen here bringing another empty train back to P&C dock. The BLE is a year round operations check out photo 224658 to see this location in winter.
Flo's Candy Shop, Greenville Shoe Hospital, BLE 867, Curves Fitness..... something is out of place among downtown Greenville's storefronts.
Spring has sprung on the BLE and it offers a nice contrast to the Bessemer's bright orange SD38s.
A dream come true in Bessemer land. For the past week or so, most of the remaining BLE SD38 fleet has been combining forces to power mainline ore trains. Replaced as the road power of choice a dec... (more)
Just another angle to prove how Pittsburgh has earned its nickname as 'The City of Bridges.'
My pick for the best angle in Chicagoland.
Electro Motive Diesel's SD40T-3 and International Harvester's 656 Hydro. Different technologies, both work horses and most likely built within a three hour drive of each other.
A feat that is considerable rare in this day of mega mergers and regional spin offs; BLE 908 utilizes a bridge built by the BLE 90 years ago to haul the same traffic to and from the Pittsburgh are... (more)
BTNC slows to a walking pace as it receives permission to enter the Butler Sub
922 will be celebrating its 60th birthday this year, but chances are this funky wooden bridge still has a few years on the GP18.
One of two WLE tunnelmotors and a GP35 burn out the cob webs upon start up as they prepare to eventually give a Connelsville bound ore train a push