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January 11, 2011

U-boat #2813 in East Youngstown, OHDetroit Edison #018, #022, and #006 at the Lowellville end of Gateway YardU28B #2818 at the MsKees Rocks locomotive repair shopH-9 class Mikado and GP-7 meet at Braddock, PAK-4 class #9227 in front of P&LE's Wheel Shop at McKees Rocks, PA
View of the Cars Shops at McKees Rocks, PA, Winter 1991Centralized Traffic Control machine located in the Superintendent's Office in the Pittsburgh TerminalThree P&LE locomotives, headed by former Conrail GP-38 #2041 at Newell InterchangeA westbound Chessie System train operating via trackage rights on the P&LE's tracks passes the Main Gate of United States Steel Company's Homestead Works at Homestead, PAA westbound train headed by P&LE GP-7 #5714 approaches the Stoops Ferry Passenger Station July 12, 1953.
January 1985 sees P&LE SW-1500 #1551 heading an eastbound train of empty hoppers heading for Connellsville, PA over a highway crossing at Port Vue, PA.One of the original GP-38-2's built for the P&LE, #2055 has managed to pick a switch approaching the diesel locomotive fueling facility at McKees Rocks in December, 1984.A westbound freight train headed by GP-38-2 #2056 passes West Aliquippa with extra locomotives destined for Gateway Yards to relieve a power shortage in December, 1984.U-28-B #2820 leads a quartet of P&LE power heading a westbound freight train through Braddock, PA in October 1984.P&LE SW-1500 #1551 heads a train made up of empty hoppers eastbound on the Youghiogheny Division in January, 1985.
Originally CH switch tower in McKees Rocks, the structure served as CP-3 (Control Point #3 on the route from Pittsburgh Terminal to Gateway Yard) for the P&LE by the time this photo was taken in 1985.P&LE U-28-B #2817 displays what almost looks like a set of cheap mail box numbers purchased at a hardware store under the cab window as it sits in front of the McKees Rocks, PA Diesel Locomotive Shop Building in February, 1985.P&LE SW-1500 #1546 heads westbound on the main line beside West Carson Street approaching the Ohio Connecting Bridge in the Esplen section of Pittsburgh in May, 1984P&LE H-9-D class Mikado locomotive #9516 is seen here at McKees Rocks, PA.Scene of the loading tracks and platform at the P&LE's McKees Rocks, PA Wheel Shop including a view of special gondola reconfigured in the company shops for carrying wheel sets.
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