Logo
Curt Beal's Collection
 
12/16/2019
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Wheeling & Lake Erie
Model:Rebuilt EMD GP40-3Built As:PC 3153 (GP40)
Serial Number:34330Order No:7127
Frame Number:7127-49Built:9/1968
Notes:ex-DRGW 3142, CR, PC 3153
Other locos with this serial:  DRGW 3142(GP40) CR 3153(GP40) PC 3153(GP40) WE 301(GP40-3) WLE 301(GP40-3)
  Page Controls   View:  Pics Per Page:
WE 301 former Rio Grande (1)
Title:  WE 301 former Rio Grande (1)
Description:  A short 4-car train makes its way through the rural Chaintown area, not far from Creek Hills. It is headed west from Connellsvile to Rook.
Photo Date:  5/23/2010  Upload Date: 5/23/2010 11:35:46 PM
Location:  Chaintown, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  384   Comments: 2
WE 301 former Rio Grande (2)
Title:  WE 301 former Rio Grande (2)
Description:  The rear helper on a short 3-car train waiting for clearance to get onto the CSX line in Connellsville. Note the materials sitting on the bridge walkway. These tracks are getting maintenance soon. On the other end of the train is W&LE 304.
Photo Date:  5/23/2010  Upload Date: 5/23/2010 11:40:49 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Bridge
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3) WE 304(GP40-3)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
WE 301 former Rio Grande (3)
Title:  WE 301 former Rio Grande (3)
Description:  The rear helper on a short train waiting for clearance to get onto CSX. The waterway under the bridge is Mountz Creek. On a rather cloudy day, luckily the sun appeared for this shot or it would have came out terrible.
Photo Date:  5/23/2010  Upload Date: 5/23/2010 11:45:06 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Bridge
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  388   Comments: 1
WE 301 former Rio Grande (4)
Title:  WE 301 former Rio Grande (4)
Description:  The rear helper on a short 3-car train headed to the Connellsville CSX Yard. Downtown is in the distance.
Photo Date:  5/23/2010  Upload Date: 5/23/2010 11:48:22 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
 	WE 301 former Rio Grande (5)
Title:  WE 301 former Rio Grande (5)
Description:  The rear helper on a short 3-car train waiting for clearance to get onto the CSX line in Connellsville.
Photo Date:  5/23/2010  Upload Date: 5/27/2010 7:11:39 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Bridge
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  289   Comments: 0
WE 301 and 304 (2)
Title:  WE 301 and 304 (2)
Description:  A short train of four PDRR boxcars leaves the Connellsville CSX Yard, headed westbound here but will eventually head northbound after interchanging with the W&LEs own track on the North End of Connellsville. Seen across the Youghiogheny River.
Photo Date:  6/7/2010  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 6:04:18 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3) WE 304(GP40-3)
Views:  375   Comments: 1
WE 301 and 304 (3)
Title:  WE 301 and 304 (3)
Description:  I photographed this same pair of engines in Connellsville before but the sun wasnt shining so it didnt come out like this one did. Here they are headed eastbound on CSX tracks to go to the Connellsville Yard.
Photo Date:  6/7/2010  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 7:12:51 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3) WE 304(GP40-3)
Views:  332   Comments: 1
WE 301 in new paint (1)
Title:  WE 301 in new paint (1)
Description:  Still looking shiny yet. This was in Rio Grande paint until spring 2011 when it was in an accident and the damage was deemed bad enough to warrant a full repaint. This engine was built as PC 3153 GP40 in September 1968. Later became Conrail 3153, DRGW 3153, and DRGW 3142. Seen here at the interchange with CSX in Connellsville, awaiting a new crew and not running.
Photo Date:  8/26/2011  Upload Date: 8/27/2011 1:51:10 AM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  254   Comments: 1
WE 301 in new paint (2)
Title:  WE 301 in new paint (2)
Description:  Still looking shiny yet. This was in Rio Grande paint until spring 2011 when it was in an accident and the damage was deemed bad enough to warrant a full repaint. This engine was built as PC 3153 GP40 in September 1968. Later became Conrail 3153, DRGW 3153, and DRGW 3142. Seen here at the interchange with CSX in Connellsville, awaiting a new crew and not running.
Photo Date:  8/26/2011  Upload Date: 8/27/2011 1:52:43 AM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
WE 301 (8)
Title:  WE 301 (8)
Description:  On a short three car freight train at milepost one in Connellsville. This was the trailing engine. The train was waiting for a crew to head back to Rook Yard. This EMD GP40-3 was built as PC 3153 GP40 in September 1968. Later became Conrail 3153, DRGW 3153, and DRGW 3142. The weather was indeed as nice as it looks. 62 degrees in the middle of winter.
Photo Date:  2/23/2012  Upload Date: 2/23/2012 11:54:02 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  121   Comments: 2
WE 301 (7)
Title:  WE 301 (7)
Description:  On a short three car freight train at milepost one in Connellsville. This was the trailing engine. The train was waiting for a crew to head back to Rook Yard. This EMD GP40-3 was built as PC 3153 GP40 in September 1968. Later became Conrail 3153, DRGW 3153, and DRGW 3142. The weather was indeed as nice as it looks. 62 degrees in the middle of winter.
Photo Date:  2/23/2012  Upload Date: 2/23/2012 11:15:20 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
WE 305 and 301 (1)
Title:  WE 305 and 301 (1)
Description:  Two matching EMD GP40-3s on an 18 car freight train facing west, waiting for a new crew at milepost one in Connellsville.
Photo Date:  2/26/2012  Upload Date: 2/27/2012 12:53:18 AM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 305(GP40-3) WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
WE 305 and 301 (2)
Title:  WE 305 and 301 (2)
Description:  Two matching EMD GP40-3s on an 18 car freight train heading west in Upper Tyrone Township, Pa. Approaching Bellview Road crossing.
Photo Date:  2/26/2012  Upload Date: 2/27/2012 12:58:21 AM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  WE 305(GP40-3) WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  238   Comments: 1
WE 305 and 301 (3)
Title:  WE 305 and 301 (3)
Description:  Two matching EMD GP40-3's on an 18 car freight train heading west past Eannotti Road in Owensdale, Pa.
Photo Date:  2/26/2012  Upload Date: 2/27/2012 1:07:23 AM
Location:  Owensdale, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  WE 305(GP40-3) WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  1000   Comments: 6
WE 305 and 301 (4)
Title:  WE 305 and 301 (4)
Description:  Two matching EMD GP40-3s on an 18 car freight train heading west through Creek Hills/Chaintown Pa. The train was going too fast at this point to follow it any further. With all of the new trackwork they have done, it has really improved train speeds.
Photo Date:  2/26/2012  Upload Date: 2/27/2012 1:15:02 AM
Location:  Chaintown, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  WE 305(GP40-3) WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  308   Comments: 3
Dream Lineup
Title:  Dream Lineup
Description:  Five locomotives consisting of AVR 4003, WE 301, WE 303, AVR 3001, AVR 3003 are waiting in Everson for a coal/freight train to be added on. The tracks are of the SWP Railroad.
Photo Date:  5/1/2012  Upload Date: 5/6/2012 1:39:05 AM
Location:  Everson, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AVR 4003(GP40-3) WE 301(GP40-3) WE 303(GP40-3) AVR 3001(SD40-3) AVR 3003(SD40-3)
Views:  681   Comments: 1
WE 301 (9)
Title:  WE 301 (9)
Description:  This great looking GP40-3 is part of a lineup of five locomotives waiting for a coal/freight train to be added on in Everson. This was in Rio Grande paint until spring 2011 when it was in an accident and the damage was deemed bad enough to warrant a full repaint. This engine was built as PC 3153 GP40 in September 1968. Later became Conrail 3153, DRGW 3153, and DRGW 3142.
Photo Date:  5/1/2012  Upload Date: 5/6/2012 2:00:57 AM
Location:  Everson, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
WE 301 and 303
Title:  WE 301 and 303
Description:  Train Z564-17 is idling here at mile 1 on the W&LE line, on another beautiful November day. It had only two steel coil cars for freight. #301 was built as PC 3153 GP40 in September 1968. Later became Conrail 3153, DRGW 3153, and DRGW 3142. It was repainted in 2011 after an accident.
Photo Date:  11/18/2012  Upload Date: 11/18/2012 10:50:23 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3) WE 303(GP40-3)
Views:  227   Comments: 3
WE 301
Title:  WE 301
Description:  Train 615 leaving Connellsville with a good number of tank cars that were picked up out of the CSX Yard. The train came the night before and got a new crew to leave today. This a very rare movement to see in daylight.
Photo Date:  6/13/2017  Upload Date: 6/13/2017 8:32:26 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  WE 301(GP40-3)
Views:  50   Comments: 0


Site Design ©2001-2016 Tim Huemmer
Photos © respective authors
  Contact: info@rrpicturearchives.net