A set of horsehead engines brings up the rear of a loaded coal train, the front of the train has already started downhill and soon the helpers will have to provide braking into Waynesburg.
Three four-axle units lead a loaded coal train from the Bailey/Enlow Fork mines.
A former Conrail unit leads 2 other smoking engines on this 98 car mixed freight headed for Conway Yard. In the middle is an unpatched Cotton Belt - SSW unit, number 7286.
An engine leaves its local behind as it waits for the signals to change so it can pull out onto the mainline.
Two UP units lead an empty unit coal train, FLCX, probably towards Bailey/Enlow Forks Mines in sothwestern PA.
A McKeesport Connecting roundhouse still intact with a sanding tower, years after its closing. Redevelopment is now surrounding this historic piece of land.
This is the builder's plate on a GP9m's front truck. The engine looks like it has been sitting for years.
Sadly, in early 2005 she met her end. She was scrapped on site, does anybody know why? There are now only 2 chope noses left (Pat Miller).
Five units, all online, lead a short intermodal through Leetsdale, changing from track 3 to 4, for its run to Conway Yard.
A loaded coal train led by 3 C40-9Ws accelerates through Leetsdale. The road on the right is route 65
An old engine rusts away on track that hasn't seen a moving train in years. The windows are boarded up and it also looks like there is remote control equipment near the one window.
Late at night a loaded coal train ambles through Central City at a decent pace... Lighting provided by my 4-Runner.
Looking through the Hickory "tunnel" at an approaching westbound, you can see how uneven the tracks are. The tunnel is 371 feet according to the imprints on the right side of it.
A three power set picks up cars at a siding and connects back to its train thats waiting on a wye.
A GP35 followed by an ex.UP GP40 lead a mixed freight through a short tunnel under Rt. 50.