The morning fog clears to reveal Bessemer & Laker Erie’s shops and roundhouse in Greenville, PA. Most of the buildings are abandoned and are rumored to be demolished in the future.
It's 2020 and you wouldn't be able to tell that the CN bought the BLE years ago based off of this. Here we see BLE 878 and 867 pulling L518 south out of Greenville passing the old searchlights and... (more)
The morning rain has finally subsided as loaded ore train U702 makes its way south on the CN owned Bessemer behind a trio of big EMD's. The trains slows as it pass through the Kremis control point... (more)
Early morning sunlight shines on B&LE units 901 and 902 at the Greenville engine terminal. Both of the diesel units are former Southern pacific tunnel motors.
Passing through the heart of downtown Greenville, Pennsylvania, a set of light power on the CN Bessemer Sub heads towards the shops. The crew took ore empties up to Conneaut in the morning and swi... (more)
BLE 905 just departing the shops at Greenville bring loaded stone through the middle of Greenville PA.
Night time is the right time. Duluth, Missabe, and Iron Range Railway 604 (0-10-2, Baldwin, U-108b, 1936) is the largest switch steam engine in the world, its wheel design due to the length of ori... (more)
After bringing empties up to Conneaut, a power set of CN and IC EMD's make their way through the center of downtown Greenville on the low line.
CN 5422 and 2 IC SD70s take the loaded ore train into Greenville, soon to recrew at Kremis.
After picking up loaded scrap cars in the yard at Shenango, BLE 867 heads for AK Steel in Butler passing the BLE searchlights at Scott Rd.
Bessemer and Lake Erie R.R.
Bessemer & Lake Erie SD38AC 867 leads southbound iron ore as it passes under the classic signal cantilever at KY Junction, where the high and low line through Greenville come together. Loc... (more)
Precision National Corporation was a pioneer in the locomotive leasing field. It’s lease fleet was built almost exclusively on locomotives powered by EMD 567 engines. One such example was a dozen ... (more)
BLE 905, one of the few Bessemer painted units left on CN's Bessemer Sub, leads a southbound ore train over a road underpass adorned with the classic Bessemer logo. Locomotives: BLE 90... (more)
CN southbound ore train on the Bessemer Sub. approaching Kelsey with BLE 867 looking right at home, followed by IC 1038 and IC 1018 on a beautiful fall day.