The Grand Rapids local pulls into the Sappi Fine Paper yard and the four person crew works together and sets out a cut of cars before continuing west towards their namesake destination town of Gra... (more)
Deep within the bowels of Great Western Malting's substantial operation in Vancouver, one of the company's plant switchers shuffles cars amid the industrial clutter.
The westbound RoadRailer departs the River Yard for the Reading Line at CP 88 into a fading sunset. At the same time, a set of light power out of Allentown Yard is heading east on the Lehigh Line... (more)
Leaving Detroit on the second day of two days of NS employee excursions the NKP 765 rolls by the Marathon refinery.
As the "blue hour" gives way to night, the CTRR employees on board CTRR SW1 #33, which was built in 1941, switch and move cars around in the various yards and trackage inside the Sappi M... (more)
34 529 grinds up the bank from the iron-ore tippler at the Port of Saldanha with 108 empty ore wagons (plus 2 dollies). This was originally part of a 324 wagon train from Sishen that was split up ... (more)
At cold winter dusk SM42-2012 dumps a slag. In the back you can see Copper Mill Legnica
These trackmobiles aren't as exciting as an industrial locomotive but they certainly are flexible. Here one switches covered hoppers at the Graymont lime plant in Superior's North End. You can usu... (more)
Republic Steel Corp. (River Terminal Ry.) SW7 No. 98 switches molten steel in the Cleveland, Ohio steel mill. This mill along the Cuyahoga River, which was known for burning in this era, was merge... (more)
AZCR 3413 and AZCR 2164 lead a loaded coal train consisting of 17 hoppers out of Drake. This operation only takes place about once a week whenever needed, making it extremely difficult to catch. T... (more)
It just looks cold and in actuality, it was. The day job of the CTRR uses their SW1000 #35 to do switching for the Sappi Fine Paper plant on this cold and clear January day.
After a crew change just outside the small town of Cloquet, MN the train continues on with a big MAC pushing as they travel by the Sappi Fine Paper mill on a cold winter afternoon.
ET-4 Spots custom flats on the trestle at the blast furnace at ET while the furnaces are down for work.
ET-1 sits on the backside of the Furnaces at ET awaiting to be called to work.
A GP-38 sorting cars at Niedringhaus Avenue. Amsted Rail makes a great backdrop.