The night turn coke train pulls into Clairton with an empty train of coke cars from the CSX and from the ET plant in Braddock and passes the massive Mammoet crane that is working on the new coke b... (more)
4 crew brings a cut of coke racks to spot in number 1 unit as a massive rebuild takes place and rolls past the massive coke pushers.
The second to last time I would ever be in the coke works we find four of the Union's 24 MP15's bringing in a string of empty CSX and Union coke cars to be loaded at the plant for various US Steel... (more)
RCO 2A at Clairton doubles up 2 tracks of recently loaded coke cars out of 2 unit and will head over to 1 unit to pull another two tracks before yarding them all in the B yard.
Moving liquid iron....
In front of the Unesco World Heritage "Ironworks Völklingen" SBB Cargo 203 652-3 and DB 294 954-3 are shunting different freight cars around the former steel mill. The SBB ... (more)
Canadian National coal train No. 769 loads at Teck’s Luscar Mine near Cadomin, Alberta, on the afternoon of July 15, 2013. Moments of sunshine nicely illuminate the train, still leaving the Luscar... (more)
ET-6, A former P&LE SW1500 pulls a cut of loaded Ore cars out of the west end Port Perry yard tracks to shove up on top of the blast furnace trestle.
On a beautiful morning in the Mon Valley, URR 3 waits for the daylight remote crew to come on duty for another day of non stop pulling/spotting the dual strand caster at ET with #1 and 3 blast fur... (more)
In last light of day on July 18, a loaded Cartier ore train pulls from the Mont Wright Mine with QCM AC4400CW 13 leading CEFX AC4400CW 1025.
The Grande-Baie job is working on building its train at La Baie/Port Alfred with matched GP38-2Rs 65 and 61. The empty cars will be taken to the facility for aluminum ingot loading.
Pigs and Pig Iron A piggyback section of NS 20K passes in front of the famous Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces as this intermodal comes to a stop in River Yard to break down its train.
A view that paints a good picture when one thinks about the Steel Mill.
Canadian Pacific’s wayfreight between Cranbrook and Golden switches the large Tembec paper plant at Skookumchuck, British Columbia, on July 15, 2011.