Railroad related web content provided as an educational volunteer effort of the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation (APRHF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
To help preserve passenger rail heritage click here to join today! Support APRHF by shopping at Amazon Smile! Hosting made possible by our sponsors.

Custom Search
HOME APRHF TRAINWEB.COM .NET .ORG .US FORUM FACEBOOK NEWS LINKS TRAVEL RAILFAN MODEL JOBS PARTY
TrainWeb Reports & Web Sites: Featured Today! Previously Featured Slideshows Highlighted Past The Big Stories Directory

Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad


B&P GP9's 206, 203, & 202 are in storage at Riker Yard in Punxsatawney, PA. B&P was formed out of former CSXT (B&O) trackage running from Eidenau, PA (near New Castle) to Buffalo, NY. The B&P's sister road, the Rochester & Southern, runs from Rochester to Silver Springs (interchange with Conrail and Canadian Pacific on the CR's Southern Tier line). When B&P was formed, it inherited a bunch of former C&O GP9's (including these) which are now rendered useless. Several of these units, including 202 and 203 above, were sold to the Finger Lakes Railway in New York State.
Photo by Melanie Good

 

B&P 2003 is an ex-Kyle GP40, awaiting yard duties at the west end of Riker Yard.
Photo by Melanie Good

 

The Johnsonburg Shifter was working in Johnsonburg on former Alleghany Railroad trackage (which runs from an Erie, PA with Conrail's Chicago Line to Conrail's Buffalo Line at Emporium, PA). The B&P purchased the ALY several years ago. The B&P and the ALY parallel for several miles between Ridgway (site of a recent derailment and subsequent chemical spill) and Johnsonburg. The Johnsonburg Shifter this day was powered by Rochester & Southern GP40 103.
Photo by Melanie Good

Thanks to Jered Slusser for the info regarding the B&P GP-9's above.
This page was created and maintained by J. Alex Lang, 1998
Last updated October 9, 1998


View TrainWeb.US Stats

Click below for pages in the directory of TrainWeb sites:
0-9 A B C D E
F G H I J K
L M N O P Q
R S T U V W
X Y Z
CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL CATEGORY DIRECTORY

Visit our Rail Magazine promotion trading partners:      (Click here to add your print rail magazine.)


Custom Search
TrainWeb Reports & Web Sites: Featured Today! Previously Featured Slideshows Highlighted Past The Big Stories Directory
HOME APRHF TRAINWEB.COM .NET .ORG .US FORUM FACEBOOK NEWS LINKS TRAVEL RAILFAN MODEL JOBS PARTY
Newsletter | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise With Us | Silver Rails Country for Train Enthusiasts
View Stats  | Page updated:02/08/2016  | Version 2016b08c  | Links  | ©2015-2017 NordiLusta, LLC