I Wana Get This Train Loaded
A Wisconsin Electric train begins the flood loading process at the Blacksville Number 2 Mine in Wana, West Virginia. The Super 7’s are all on the prope... (more)
A Conrail-powered hopper train rolls alongside Tom’s Run as it approaches Pine Bank, Pennsylvania.
A Conrail-powered hopper train crosses the Monongahela’s trestle at Pine Bank, Pennsylvania.
Travelling down the Monongahela Railway’s Waynesburg & Southern branch, two clean Conrail SD40-2’s cross the trestle at Buzz, Pennsylvania.
A train of empty Wisconsin Electric hoppers rolls through Clarksville, Pennsylvania on the Monongahela Railway. The WEEX trains were always easy to spot, as they almost always had a C&NW unit with... (more)
Bringing a trainload of empties to the Loveridge Mine, two Monongahela Super7-23B’s pass through Keyport, West Virginia.
Eighteen years after the Chicago Great Western became part of the Chicago & North Western, this cushion-underframe plug-door bow car was still flying CGW colors.
If you spent enough time watching trains in the Allentown, Pennsylvania area, you would see freight cars from almost every railroad in the US and Canada. This is th... (more)
An eastbound Conrail train crosses the Schuylkill River at Titus, Pennsylvania. The train is on the “turkey trail”, a nickname given to the eastern portion of the Reading Belt Line. The Structures... (more)
Conrail Train ENBA (Enola – Baltimore) makes a daylight appearance on the massive Amtrak bridge over the Susquehanna River at Havre de Grace, Maryland.
A Chesapeake & Ohio SD40 and two Baltimore & Ohio GP9’s bring westbound empties out of Martinsburg, West Virginia.
SD60 Demonstrator EMD-4 and its mates have reached the bottom of Cranberry Grade at M&K Junction, West Virginia. They will continue on to Grafton with their train of empty hoppers.
Summit of the Alleghanies
A westbound Baltimore & Ohio train of empty hoppers approaches the crest of seventeen mile grade at Altamont Maryland. There is a sign just west of there ... (more)
I heard through a friend that the B&O was testing SD60 demonstrators out of Cumberland, Maryland. Arriving in Cumberland, we learned that the EMD-4 was leading a train that would head west on the ... (more)
Little Joe Stalin’s Locomotives
That’s what Milwaukee Road crews called that road’s twelve big electrics that were nearly identical to this South Shore example, seen here at the B&... (more)