WE 110 brings hoppers in Monessen to be loaded at the coke plant just ahead and will pull loads up the grueling grade up the Matt Branch to the mainline under the cover of darkness.
WE 112 on the headend of loaded coke finishes its grueling climb up the Matt Branch as a steady snow blankets the Mon Valley with snow under the cover of darkness.
A few minutes into a winter storm, WE 112 shifts around the old ArcelorMittal coke plant which has since as of last year been idled and sold to steel giant Cleveland-Cliffs.
WE 3067 and a variety of other Wheeling power takes a train west across the Speers Trestle just as a rainbow appears across the Mon Valley.
Tunnel motor pair WE 5319 and 5413 race west across the W&LE Pittsburgh Sub through a soggy Mon Valley across the many bridges on the East End, one here at Zippay Road just outside of Charleroi PA... (more)
A pair of Rio Grande tunnel motors brings cars west across the Sudan Trestle from Connellsville bound for Rook yard in Green Tree PA.
Westbound W&LE train is about to enter the Temple Tunnel
Westbound W&LE train on the Sudan Trestle on what i call the Railroad of many trestles
A Wheeling & Lake Erie train makes use of the New Haven Connection in Bellevue, with a nice, matched pair of SD40-3's at the helm.
Wheeling power tied down at Mingo Junction. The Wheeling's bridge over the Ohio River can be seen in the background.