A sharp set of matched GP11s yards their train at Glenwood, the hub of operations for the AVR.
It's been about three months since the ore trains stopped running on the W&LE's east end, but recently coke traffic has been running to Baltimore, MD. Here, a loaded coke train digs in for the cl... (more)
A distinctive landmark next to the Fort Wayne Line, the Ohio Valley Reflecting Pools.
Good Morning, Pittsburgh. The GMA train rolls past an empty 563 Shelocta train at Penn.
Pittsburgh is a city that loves its fireworks, and at 10PM on Saturday October 4th, the biggest display of fireworks in the city's history began, capping off a celebration of Pittsburgh's 250th b... (more)
Detouring over the P&W Sub, 136 passes the leads to the defunct Glenwood shop. This scene is very unlikely to be repeated today - the only train that regularly uses this track is the Capitol Limi... (more)
I photographed many a Steelers game at Three Rivers Stadium, but I rarely incorporated the building into my train photos. Three Rivers was imploded on 2/11/01 and has been replaced by PNC Park an... (more)
A steady rain is falling as the business train makes its way towards Glenwood Yard. How many years has it been since a passenger train last ran on the W&P?
Northbound coal trains meet on the Mon Line, led by a C40 at left and a C39 at right.
AVR 1 (known as Z401 on CSX) makes a return to daylight after a trip through Schenley Tunnel. Next stop is Glenwood, where the cars from this train will be dispatched to various destinations on t... (more)
5809 and 5711 accelerate to track speed as they roll east on the former Pennsy main.
Bennett Levin's classy E units rest in Pittsburgh after a long trip across the Keystone State. It will be a brief respite however - departure time is 7AM Sunday morning.
Making a very stylish appearance in Pittsburgh's West Park, NS's Kentucky Derby train heads west for the Bluegrass State.
Streteched around a graceful bend of the Monongahela, empty hoppers roll by a scrapyard near the Glenwood Bridge. This area has changed in recent years, a tank farm between the tracks and river w... (more)
The boxy, angular lines of GE and EMD diesels contrast sharply with the swooping architectural style of Pittsburgh's Convention Center.