If I could go back in time, standing in this same spot would yield many photo opportunities as the Bessemer still uses their High Line (featured) to by-pass Greenville, and their Low Line, which i... (more)
Knee high by the 4th of July? Yep, I'd say so. 902 heads south on the High Line for Kremis for a NASCAR speedy crew change before continuing on to North Bessemer.
At approx. 2230 this evening, Q502 gets the northbound High Ball through an empty LaGrange Main Street with exception to my wife's car.
With their brine empties picked up at McClintock and running around their train, the ME-1 heads to beans at Casey's before continuing to Franklin Steel for a P/U, and then heading back to Meadvill... (more)
Conductor Kevin C. "Grumble, grumble, grumble. Hey Chris, I have some bad news. The 3 cars that we need to take back are in the middle."
Chris "So much for in and out. ... (more)
After setting in 5 loads at Continental Can, the ME-1 comes back across the Wye Bridge at the former Wye Tower site. The bridge won't see another train for a month or so. The ME-1 is now enroute t... (more)
Crossing Oil Creek, the ME-1 heads toward McClintock Yard in Rouseville to pick up a few brine empties and run around their train.
ME-1 Conductor, Kevin C. gives fellow RP contributor Terry Kerr and myself a wave as he protects the shove across the i... (more)
421 pulls the 4 empties from Continental Can under an old Pennsy Signal bridge that once guarded the entrance to the Valley Yard (now just a single track main) from points south on the Valley Line... (more)
421 reverses light down the South Side Industrial to retrieve the 4 empties from Continental Can. The trackage there does not have the room to do the switching with the 5 D/O loads and 4 P/U empt... (more)
The power for today's C23 idles away as the crew is inside the former ERIE tower and yard office, waiting for the paperwork to get faxed through to take the ?Wheeler? cars back to Ferrona.
As Virginia sat on Santa's lap, her biggest wish was for her entire family to be home safely this Christmas Season. With bonehead moves like this, I almost witnessed another Operation Life... (more)
Over the river and through the woods... Well not quite a river, but the B&P's Warren to Erie turn pounds some fresh snow down into Irvine Run in the Allegheny National Forest. In the backg... (more)
My cruddy train chaser is dwarfed by this nice, clean Geep as it clears Lovell West, and lays a fresh coat of snow across RT89.
#45 reverses the Johnsonburg local power back into the A&E Sub yard at Johnsonburg to call it a day. In a few hours, the JB-2 crew will start their shift of running the work to St. Marys and back... (more)