A Monongahela caboose punctuates a coal drag that has just cleared the White Cottage tunnel on the Waynesburg Southern branch. By this time, cabooses were quickly becoming a rarity.
Four Monongahela Super 7-23B’s lead a northbound train of coal from Consolidated Coal Company’s Blacksville Number 2 mine cross the trestle at Buzz, Pennsylvania.
Four Monongahela Super 7’s follow the banks of Tom’s Run at Pine Bank, Pennsylvania.
”You Guys Have Lunch Ready? We’re coming by!”
I’m sure that the days of warm meal preparation in the caboose was long past, but this would have been the perfect opportunity to get ... (more)
Trailing a solid string of new Conrail bathtub hoppers, three Monongahela Super 7’s pass through Pine Bank, Pennsylvania.
Wisconsin Electric’s coal trains that were sourced from Consolidated Coal Company’s mines on the Monongahela Railway were loaded with blended coal from two mines. After the cars were half loaded w... (more)
Two Monongahela helpers are assisting loaded Wisconsin Electric train on the Manor branch.
Travelling toward Federal #2 mine along Miracle Run, three Monongahela B23-7’s lead a train of empties through a location known as Fox Hollow..
Two Mongahela Super-7’s have been added to a pair of Conrail six-axles to get the hoppers to the mines and back. The train is seen travelling through west Waynesburg..
The rear-end brakeman prepares to drop off of the caboose of a loaded Monongahela coal train that has just entered the yard in West Brownsville, Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, a yard crew uncouples anot... (more)
Four Monongahela Super 7-23B’s are creeping around the loop at Blacksville Number 2 Mine, flood loading a long train of hoppers.
In the shadow of the Core Cemetery, two Monongahela Railway Super 7-23B’s pull coal from the Federal #2 Mine through Bula, West Virginia.
A pair of Monongahela Super Sevens brings another train of empty hoppers into Wana Junction, West Virginia.
Pulling a train of new Conrail bathtub hoppers, three Monongahela Super Sevens approach Wana Junction, West Virginia.
After decades of hauling coal from countless mines with diesels in drab black paint, The Monongahela Railway lightened up its paint scheme when it revamped its roster with eleven remanufactured fo... (more)