A Bloomer Line GP7 begins to shove a cut of former CNW hopper cars back into the plant after being loaded with corn at one of the huge grain mills in Gibson City Illinois.
The Crow in the snow gathers scrap cars in Seneca Yard to push over to the east side for the BOF. In the background looms Powerhouse No. 1, one of the last original buildings of Otis Steel Riversi... (more)
Grand Rapids local in Cloquet dropping off cars at Sappi, which then will continue on towards Grand Rapids after sundown.
On a cold January day the Grand Rapids Local crew makes a stop in Cloquet to drop off cars for interchange with the Cloquet Terminal Railroad who will then deliver and work the large Sappi Paper p... (more)
ArcelorMittal #1012 and a traction calf (behind, not visible) sit near the station house, preparing for a morning of switching. A section of the western expanse of the massive ArcelorMittal compl... (more)
Chicago Terminal Railroad #900 finally breaks through the crazy truck/dozer/crane/etc traffic on a busy Friday at General Iron Industries in Lincoln Park, Chicago. In 2011, Chicago Terminal Railro... (more)
Southern Foundry Supply locomotive works this yard.
One of Utah County's biggest employers, United States Steel's Geneva Works, appears to be working at capacity as Rio Grande's Provo Switcher departs the mill with 60 cars for Provo Yard. Include... (more)
The large Cemex plant north of Victorville CA is famous for its cool mix of old EMD hood units (including what may be the last SDP35 in the world) - but on the day I was there, the train running t... (more)
Heavy Metal- Their isn't a more fitting locomotive than a J 38 in this environment.. It certainly looks at home in this type of environment- deep within the confines, of Neenah Foundry, as it woul... (more)
A pair of FIMX B23-7's build their train at the companies Crab Orchard plant. Also visible is the plant switcher 45 tonner as well as former NS 3999, used for parts.
AR&TS (African Rail & Traction Services) # 053 has completed the morning shift and is waiting for its next assignment at Anglo Platinum's Waterval depot on their Rustenburg system. On the left are... (more)
A GE 44 tonner sits among some dirty packed snow while a GT transfer train runs through the Vulcan Materials plant on the IHB.
An orange cloud from blasting at Black Thunder Mine hangs in the air as a Union Pacific train loads out at Black Thunder West under the silo/flood loader.
A tiny train passes through the massive Black Thunder West loadout.