Excerpts of Western Pennsylvania Railroading September 1999 - June 2000
Travel along with Neff Video and tour Western Pennsylvania railroad sites that take you from one millennium to another. You will witness a diverse selection of railroading that videographer Bob Sechler has captured for your enjoyment. Even one year after the breakup of Conrail, between CSX and Norfolk Southern, colorful foreign and lease motive power still abound, especially on CSX, and were captured by Neff Video, Visit the changing seasons of the Pennsylvania landscape as intermodal trains speed by the camera along Lake Erie, and coal trains "grind" up the Allegheny Mountains.
Experience heavy coal hauling on the NS (ex-MGA) Manor Branch, the newly renovated Cassandra Railfan Park, Southwest Pennsylvania's newly leased Ohio Central GP10 in action, manifest and coal trains taking Sand Patch Grade and the old Pennsy mainline between Pittsburgh and Altoona.
A variety of locations covered Include:
Ere, Altoona, Connellsville, Pittsburgh, Banning, Wilmerding, Galitzin, Cresson, Monongahela, Lake City, E. Conway, Harborcreek, Dawson, NS Manor Bronch, Munhall, Owensdale, and the Sand Patch area, Mance, Philson, Glencoe, Hyndman, Salisbury Jct., We briefly step across the border into New York State to the towns of Ripley and 'Westfield.
Observe the constant parade of road names belonging to CSX, NS, Ohlo Central, BNSF, Santa Fe, W&LE, BN, UP MRL, KCS, TM, WC, Grand Trunk, AC&W, Algoma Central, plus EMD, FURX, HLCX and HATX lease units., Big, bruising Locos from EMD include SD80 MACS's, and the new C5X SD70
AC's, all the way down to a GP1O.
GE power Includes CW44AC's, CW60AC's, CW44-9's, and C30-7's
Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
One hour, full color, sound, no narration and on-screen graphics.
Cover photo; Bill Sechler
Copyright 2000 Steve Neff