GP11s #2005 and #2008 pull 20 cars Westbound towards Washington, Pa on the old B&O "Pike" Division.
The AVR's Island Avenue job rumbles past the B&O bracket mast at East Schenley on the return trip to Glenwood Yard.
AVR 4006 is seen entering the trench on the North-side of Pittsburgh. This is running on joint trackage rights with Norfolk Southern.
AVR Twisting in to Pittsburgh taking 65 cars to Island Ave for the NS.
A short AVR train heads back to Glenwood. A longer AVR freight came through about five minutes later - never thought I'd see back to back trains on the W&P!
AVR 1801, trailed by a Colorado Railcar DMU, approaches the junction with the NS main. The train will head westbound on the Pittsburgh Line to the Amtrak station, where the DMU will overnight bef... (more)
In the early days of AVR operations on the W&P, short trains like this were the norm. From humble beginnings, the AVR has steadily increased business on the line, thanks largely to the rebuilt W&... (more)
AVR-1 prepares to depart Island Ave Yard after exchanging trains with NS C28. Two special visitors, one with 'Wheeling Grande' paint, are in todays consist. The units are on loan from the W&LE.
The Island Avenue turn snakes it's way through a snowy downtown Pittsburgh
AVR 3 is about to duck under PA Route 136 on their way west to switch Performance Products.
AVR 3 slowly approaches the dilapidated former Baltimore & Ohio Finleyville station. This is the former B&O Wheeling & Pittsburgh Sub that operated between Glenwood Yard in Pittsburgh and Benwood ... (more)
After working the International Paper plant in Wylandville, AVR 3 heads west to switch Performance Products.
After completing work at NS's Island Avenue Yard, the AVR Island Avenue turn throttles up heading back east to the CSX connection back to Glenwood.