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.
Before the blast furnace was shuttered, Weirton was a proverbial beehive of activity. With WV Route 2 running through the middle of the mill, it was like having front row seats to watch the actio... (more)
Weirton is one of those places that I wish I would have visited more often. Unfortunately today the mill is not nearly as active as it was a few years ago, and it's highly unlikely that the blast... (more)
The Route 2 bridge was a great place to watch Weirton's operations in 2004. Parts of the mill are still open today, but production is down and the blast furnace has been shuttered.
In case you were wondering, this is a "K-Boose".
Before the blast furnace was shut down, it was possible to catch trains hauling ladle cars and bottle cars around the mill.
ISG Weirton's engine terminal as viewed from US 22.
Two ISG Weirton steel units at their engine terminal.
Weirton Steel 304 sits idle on a Sunday afternoon. Unlogoed 681 and MoW crane 5 lounge with it.