The crew has just tied down the local and is ready to go home.
A short local pulls into Rook with the Wheeling's version of a Rio Grande heritage unit on the point. This train's not quite as overpowered as it looks, three of the units were picked up at Mones... (more)
W&LE GP35 3045 and GP40 301 display their obvious Rio Grande herritage.
You can still find classic Rio Grande power working mainline trains, albeit in Western Pennsylvania of all places
Z391's power has gone to Greenwich to rescue the dead train that came up from Carey. This created the five engine lash-up, with the first three doing all the work, and the rear two units shut dow... (more)
Three light engines pass by the New London reservoir, on their way to help another W&LE train that died in Greenwich. The doomed train had a unit that would not load, and stalled after coming up ... (more)
Finding two engines in Rio Grande paint is becoming rare, but who would think that they'd be sitting side-by-side in Western Pennsylvania! Two ex-D&RGW units sit in the W&LE's Rook Yard.
The 5PM Rook crew finishes getting their train together as traffic slows to a crawl on I 279.
Two Geeps of obvious Rio Grande heritage lead a short coke train west on the former P&WV. The track at bottom of photo is the P&OC's line to Arden, PA.
After a delay attributed to engine problems, the coke train heads east out of Rook.
An interesting assortment of power at Rook. The 3045 later went east as the rear unit on the Monessen coke train.
A three power set picks up cars at a siding and connects back to its train thats waiting on a wye.
This Wheeling and Lake Erie unit, still in its original Rio Grande number and paint, is on the head end of a short steel train with AC&Y 107 on the end.