Western New York and Pennsylvania

WNYP Oil City Local

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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Western New York and Pennsylvania

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WNYP 421 Alco C424
Western New York and Pennsylvania Alco C424 421, Ex-DH, Exx-CR, Exxx-RDG. Various views as described below, please click on links to view more related photos:
WNYP 426 Alco C424
Western New York and Pennsylvania Alco C424 426, ex-HBRY 603, BRC 603, is at Meadville Yard in Meadville, PA on October 3, 2011.
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WNYP 430 Alco C430

Western New York and Pennsylvania Alco C430 430, Ex-NYSW, Exx-CR, Exxx-PC, Exxxx-NYC. Various views as described below, please click on links to view more related photos:
WNYP 430 on October 3, 2011
Western New York and Pennsylvania Alco C430 430 works in the Meadville Yard at 5:00 p.m. on October 3, 2011.
WNYP 430 model on CCMRC
A Bowser model of WNY&P C430 430 was run on the California Central Model Railroad Club layout in the historic Agnews Depot in Santa Clara, California on Feb. 14, 2015.
WNYP 432 Alco C430
WNYP 432, an Alco C430 is Ex-M&E, Exx-CR, Exxx-PC, Exxxx-NYC.
WNYP 630 MLW C630m
WNYP MLW built (ex-AM 70, CP 4500) C630M 630. Various views as described below, please click on links to view more related photos:
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  • 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.
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  • On the morning of October 4, 2011 MLW built C630M WNYP 630 is at the engine house in Olean, NY.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Dofascos on the diamonds: At dusk westbound WNYP C630M 630 hits the diamonds at CP Olean on July 24, 2012.
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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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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WNYP 4223 MLW C424
Western New York and Pennsylvania Alco C424 4223; ex-ME, DL, Quebec Gatineau Railway Incorporated, CP 4223 is at Falconer, NY in last light on October 3, 2011.
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WNYP 4228 MLW C424
MLW built Western New York and Pennsylvania Alco C424 4228; ex-ME, DL, QGRY, CP 4228. Various views as described below, please click on links to view more related photos:

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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