The “Blitz local” switches 3 cars of coal for the huge Monolith cement plant near Tehachapi, California, on March 8, 2001. Even though it is a Union Pacific local, the three Southern Pacific SD40M... (more)
The Pioneer Local wanders down the Salt Lake Union Stock Yard Spur at the Flying J refinery in North Salt Lake.
The locomotive Sunsundegui 1902 leaving the Arcelor Branch after bringing a train with aluminum blocks of Alcoa company.
An NS mine run loads met coal at the ArcelorMittal/Mid Vol Leasing Dan's Branch loadout
Amtrak's X2000 heads north towards New York, rolling past the Sunoco refinery at Marcus Hook, Pa. Next stop is Philadelphia.
FIMX 4021 and friend are parked up at Crab Orchard.TN. on a Sunday in October 2008.
THE END OF AN ERA: Today, September 18, 2015, marks the final full day that the Canadian Pacific Railway has control of the former Delaware & Hudson south end between Sunbury, PA and Albany, NY. E... (more)
On the 10th of January 2012, a train dumps a load of molten slag at the Beitai Steel Works in NE China. The site was first visited by foreign steam photographers in 2002. Since that time the manag... (more)
Not a bad place to ride around the steel mill in the summer but not so sure I would want to be on this in January with the wind whipping down Lake Michigan.
There is lots to see in this view of a former Republic Steel blast furnace now operated by ArcelorMittal. On the left raw materials including iron ore and coke are delivered to the furnace while m... (more)
The sun sets on this pair of Canadian Pacific locos, foreshadowing the end of CP traveling this route. NS takes over operations very shortly.
One of ArcelorMittal's many switch engines shoves a train of a molten steel bottle cars inside the large Indiana Harbor mill complex (formerly Inland Steel).
Inside ArcelorMittal's sprawling former Inland Steel mill complex a SW1001 shoves a string of bottle cars filled with glowing molten steel.