With slabs fresh from the continuous caster the 25 job heads south/west across Independence Rd. destined for the west side slab yard.
About the only things in this scene that won't be getting cut up soon are the gondolas in front and the 1201 sandwiched in the middle.
3 "Crows" take a short break on a slow Sunday morning at ArcelorMittal Cleveland Flat Carbon.
The little train in a big world. With the operator riding on the front of the first bottle car (the little orange speck) the remote controlled ET-1 begins to build speed for the ramp to the BOF ah... (more)
Amtrak train #303 passes the old Union Electric Light and Power Company's Power Plant along the Mississippi River in St. Louis,MO as it detours on TRRA's High Line. 2/28/10
A visit to Kennecott Copper Corporation's Bingham Canyon Mine is a breathtaking experience. The open pit mine has been in production since 1906, and has resulted in the creation of a pit over 0.75... (more)
The view off of the Harvard Dennison Bridge gives a nice perspective of the BX01 as they begin to double up its huge 81 car pickup out of ArcelorMittal with the C6 blast furnace and BOF looming in... (more)
IHB #4018 leads a coil train around the curve.
In the secret world behind the BOF the 25 job goes about the task of shoving empty slab cars toward the continuous caster after pulling the loads in the foreground. In the background is one of the... (more)
A tractor shunts empty tank cars while baby Alco awaits to pick them up
SM42-2012 loco empties a special car for liquid slag on the Copper Works Legnica yard.
BX01 waits to depart Campbell Road Yard for Rockport Yard with the ArcelorMittal Cleveland Works looming in the background.
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.