In the final light of the day, Weirton Steel S2 211 hauls slag through Weirton, West Virginia.
In 1964, the Nickel Plate Road was absorbed into the Norfolk & Western empire. Fourteen years later, many of its cars were still roaming the nation’s rail system. Here a classic offset-side two ba... (more)
Two Weirton Steel S2’s pull several cars of ingot molds out of one of the mill buildings in Weirton, West Virginia. For those who think that today’s post-9/11 security measures are new, the steel ... (more)
An unnumbered 1941 GE 70-Tonner on Standard Slag’s roster stands by one of the company buildings Weirton, West Virginia. The presence of a Santa-themed poster in August indicates that corporate co... (more)
Conrail C430 2051 switches the yard in Weirton, West Virginia, demonstrating what endeared Schenectady products to railfans. Any of the folks who say that they only like steam because it seems lik... (more)
Weirton, West Virginia, is home to ArcelorMittal’s National Steel Corporation/Weirton Steel Division. Switching a cut of cars there is WSX SW1500 306. This switcher is the former Whitestone Supp... (more)
A Standard Slag GE 65-Tonner stands in front of a processing facility in Weirton, West Virginia. There is a small “20046” marking on the upper right corner of the unit. This leads me to believe th... (more)
The term “GE 70-Tonner” normally refers to an end-cab switcher, but early examples were center cabs. Here, an unnumbered 1941 example stands on Standard Slag property in Weirton, West Virginia.
Alco and EMD products converge at Weirton Jct., WV.
A somewhat rare on NS B40-8 leads a GP38-2 & B32-8 across the Panhandle Bridge into West Virginia. Hauling 100+ cars of iron ore. (Slide Film)
3 former Conrail GP38-2's lead a mixed freight from Ohio into West Virginia during a heavy snow squall.
A modified Chessie caboose trailing a cut of ladle cars - two sights you probably won't see around Weirton today.
A former P&LE switcher leads a train of scrap gons. This view was taken from Weirton's Main St. which provided a great vantage point to watch and photograph mill operations.