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.
Daylight 76 crew, doing Mill work before hauling slabs to Irvin shoves a cut of outbound slabs into the Valley yard. This would later go to NS's Kenny Yard.
Heritage unit #66 leads train #304 south on the Highline at Lacledes Landing.
After battling a 2 foot snowfall a few days ago, now it's turned to a cold snap with temps of -10 and a colder wind chill on a late afternoon just before sunset but the crew onboard CTRR SW1 #31 k... (more)
It's a cold late afternoon just before sunset and the crew on board CTRR SW1 #31 keep working switching cars at the large Sappi Fine Paper mill in Cloquet, MN. The SW1 was built in 1941 for the ... (more)
If you've ever wondered how large a blast furnace is, the size comparison between 136 and the Carrie Furnace should put it all into perspective.
A former EJ&E SW1 that is over 70 years old picks up a much newer low emissions switcher from the BNSF interchange. This locomotive was originally built for the Modoc Railroad Academy using an IC ... (more)
Arcelor Mittal job interchanges some cars with the IHB along Dock Street in East Chicago.