Bessemer & Lake Erie (EL and PRR too)

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SuperbirdVHble

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Took some final pics of the layout before it gets moved to another room:
Railroads include the Bessemer & Lake Erie, Erie Lackawanna, and PRR.
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B&LE SD38-2 210 at XN Interlocking- BLE-EL Interchange
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EL at XN
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6707 and a B&LE SD9 at XN
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B&LE AS616 407 switches Shenango Yard
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B&LE SD38-2 873 on Shenango Hill entering XN-Shenango
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B&LE Greenvile Shops
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The 873 eases out onto Main St. in Greenville.
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873 at the Heckman Rd. grade crossing.
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EL crosses the diamonds at the PRR Bruin Tower, not even a mile away from XN. A PRR SD45 waits for the EL train to pass.
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EL SD45 at the Reynolds Industry Park.

On a spring morning in 1991 we 847 leading 873, and 210 throughout Mercer County:
We first find the train at Main St. in Greenville.
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Greenville Shops
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We find 828 switching Shenango, and then the southbound passes over XN Interlocking.
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Out of Shenango, the train works hard up Shenango hill.
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455 is observed on the high line. (of course this isnt realistic for 1991)
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The Southbound makes a crew change at Heckman Rd.
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Later that day 210 leads a train north, to Shenango.
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A few months later I found 847 leading a string of empties to Shenango.
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Finally one for the B&LE/EL fans:
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