Western New York and Pennsylvania

About 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, the northbound Driftwood Turn is at Emporium, PA with Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) 643, 630, 685 on the return to Olean, NY.

Western New York and Pennsylvania is a subsidiary of the The Livonia, Avon and Lakeville Railroad (reporting mark LAL) like its parent, it is an all-ALCO short line railroad.

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WNYP 630 MLW C630M

According to good sources, WNYP 630 was built in 1968 by MLW as a model C630M, builders number 6002-01, CP 4500
Numbers and owners include CP 4500, AM 70, WNYP 630
WNYP 630 in 2011
WNYP MLW built (ex-AM 70, CP 4500) C630M 630. Various views as described below, please click on links to view more related photos:
  • On the morning of October 4, 2011 WNYP MLW built (ex-AM 70, CP 4500) C630M 630 and M636s 638 and RRPX 85 are at the engine house in Olean, NY.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2011100501.219
  • On the morning of October 4, 2011 MLW built C630M WNYP 630 is at the engine house in Olean, NY.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2011100501.231
  • At 7:13 a.m. on October 5, 2011 WNYP C630m 630 sits outside the engine house in Olean, NY waiting for a morning call to service.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2011100501.484
WNYP 630 in 2012
  • On the drive to Olean, NY I found MLW built C630M 630 on the point of a train from Hornell. The short train is shown approaching the diamonds at CP Olean on July 24, 2012. WNYP 630 was on OL1, Hornell train. 2 x Bulkhead Flats, Busch Cars, from Hornell and 1 refer from Cuba.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2012072601ph.182
  • Dofascos on the diamonds: At dusk westbound WNYP C630M 630 hits the diamonds at CP Olean on July 24, 2012.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2012072601ph.191
WNYP 630 in Olean on Driftwood Turn in 2019
WNYP 630 is the middle unit on the Driftwood Turn on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.
WNYP 630 in Olean
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) C630m 630 sitting in Olean, NY on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.
WNYP 685 & OL-2 fueling in Eldred
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) M636 685 leads 630, 637 and 638 getting fuel at around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Eldred, PA.

WNYP 636 MLW M636

According to good sources, WNYP 636 was built in 1970 by MLW as a model M636, CN 2304, builders number 6037-05. Owners and numbers assigned to this locomotive include: CN 2304, NYSW 6366, NYSW 3666, QCM 45, WNYP 636, SIXX 45.
WNYP 636 in Olean
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) M636 636 in Olean, NY on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.

WNYP 637 MLW M636

According to good sources, WNYP 637 was built in 1970 by MLW as a model M636, CN 2312, builders number 6037-13. Owners and numbers assigned to this locomotive include: CN 2312, NYSW 3668, QCM 47, SIXX 47, NYSW 3668, NYSW 47, WNYP 637.
WNYP 637 in Olean
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) M636 637 in Olean, NY on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.
DFT fueling in Eldred
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) M636 685 leads 630, 637 and 638 getting fuel at around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Eldred, PA.
WNYP DFT in Eldred
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) M636 638, 637, 630, + 685 at about 1:15 p.m. in Eldred, PA, Wednesday, July 3, 2019, the Driftwood Turn has made an abbreviated run and is headed back to Olean.

WNYP 638 MLW M636

According to good sources, WNYP 638 was built in 1973 by MLW as a model M636, QCM 75, builders number M6072-02. Owners and numbers assigned to this locomotive include: NYSW 3672, QCM 75, WNYP 638, WNYPA 638.
WNYP 638 MLW M636
WNYP MLW built M636 638 (ex-NYSW 3672, SIXX 75, QCM 75). Various views as described below, please click on links to view more related photos:
  • On the morning of October 4, 2011 638 and C630m 630 are at the engine house in Olean, NY.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2011100501.237
  • M636s WNYP 638 and RRPX 85 prepare for their day's assignment outside the WNYP Operation's Office in Olean, NY on October 4, 2011.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2011100501.258
  • Two trains, each with two former Cartier M636s. The Driftwood Turn and Hornell Turn prepare their trains at 12:40 p.m. on the east end of the WNYP yard in Olean, NY on October 4, 2011.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2011100501.339
  • WNYP Olean job OL-3, running as the Hornell Turn, blasts through Hinsdale, NY at 2:08 p.m. on October 4, 2011. MLW M636s WNYP 638 and RRPX 85 are in charge of 32 cars, 2 tank cars and the rest hoppers. The train is passing former Erie milepost JC (for Jersey City) 389.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2011100501.356
  • WNYP Hornell Turn, blasts through Cuba, NY at 2:23 p.m. on October 4, 2011. MLW M636s WNYP 638 and RRPX 85 are in charge of 32 cars. Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2011100501.376
  • WNYP M636 638 leads a Hornell Turn past a corn field, eastbound toward Pine Rd. east of Friendship, NY at 2:47 p.m. on October 4, 2011.
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  • Against a backdrop of Fall color, at 3:32 p.m. on October 4, 2011 the eastbound WNYP Hornell Turn passes a pond full of geese east of Wellsville, NY.
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  • We have followed the Hornel Turn from Olean, NY to Hornell. Once in Hornell Dan and I had a bit of time to grab a quick bite before our return to Olean. The light was starting to wane as Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) job OL-3, running as the Hornell Turn, crept off the Southern Tier and onto the former Erie line to Olean. WNYP M636 638 leads the 32 car eastbound Hornell Turn (Job OL-3) towards the junction with the Norfolk Southern's Southern Tier at CP Cass in Hornell, NY, at 4:40 p.m. on October 4, 2011.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2011100501.440
WNYP 638 in Olean
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) M636 638 in Olean, NY on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.
DFT fueling in Eldred
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) M636 685 leads 630, 637 and 638 getting fuel at around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Eldred, PA.
WNYP 638 & DFT in Turtlepoint
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) M636 638, 637, 630, + 685 at about 1 p.m. in Turtlepoint, PA, Wednesday, July 3, 2019, the DFT has made an abbreviated run and is headed back to Olean.
WNYP 638 & DFT in South Eldred
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) M636 638, 637, 630, + 685 at about 1:15 p.m. in Eldred, PA, Wednesday, July 3, 2019, the Driftwood Turn has made an abbreviated run and is headed back to Olean.
WNYP 638 & DFT in in North Eldred
Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) M636 638, 637, 630, + 685 at about 1:15 p.m. in C.P. N. Eldred (Bulls Mills), PA, Wednesday, July 3, 2019, the Driftwood Turn has made an abbreviated run and is close to the New York border on it's run back to Olean.

WNYP 643 MLW M636

According to good sources, WNYP 643 was built in 1970 by MLW as a model M636, CN 2302, builders number 6037-03. Owners and numbers assigned to this locomotive include: CN 2302, SIXX 43, NYSW 43, NYSW 3670, QCM 43, RRPX 43, WNYP 43, WNYP 643

On the DT power in Olean
WNYP 685, 630 and 643 are the power on the Driftwood Turn leaving the power pool on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.
NB Driftwood Turn at Emporium
About 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, the northbound Driftwood Turn is at Emporium, PA with Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) 643, 630, 685 on the return to Olean, NY.
NB Driftwood Turn at Emporium
About 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Gardeau Road, in Pennsylvania just north of Keating Summit, the northbound Driftwood Turn has Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) 643, 630, 685 on the return to Olean, NY.
NB Driftwood Turn at Emporium
About 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, from Highway 6 Port Allegany, PA, the northbound Driftwood Turn has Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) 643, 630, 685 on the return to Olean, NY.
NB Driftwood Turn in Turtlepoint
About 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, on Depot St. in Turtlepoint, PA, the northbound Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) Train OL-2, Driftwood Turn, with 643, 630, 685 sets out its train on the return trip to Olean, NY.
NB Driftwood Turn running light
About 7:10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Duffytown Road in South Eldred, PA, the northbound Western New York and Pennsylvania (WNYP) Train OL-2, the Driftwood Turn, with 643, 630, 685 is now running light, finishing its return trip to Olean, NY.

RRPX (a recommended link)

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Related Links

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Livonia Avon and Lakeville Railroad (rail operations)
The LAL is the parent company of the WNYP as well as a rail operation out of Lakeville, NY.
RR Power Leasing LLC (RRPX)
Railroad equipment owned by RRPX is leased to WNYP.
Trip to New York and Pennsylvainia, October 2011
This is the trip chasing Alcos and MLWs in Western New York and Pennsylvainia in Octtober 2011.
Trip to New York and Pennsylvainia, June 2010
This is the trip chasing Alcos and MLWs in New York and Pennsylvainia in June 2010.
New York and More, 2010 Vol 1 on Facebook
These are from my trip to western New York and elsewhere chasing trains and being a tourist.

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