While I was at Conneaut, i decided to wait for a B&LE train and to my luck i caught one.
The end is here for the BLE SD40T-3's. Now IC SD70's roam the rails. A 3 pack switches 3 empty ore cars in Conneaut, OH.
With a cold, heavy train of Braddock-bound taconite, Bessemer & Lake Erie #910 and a fellow tunnel motor brace a SD38 variant, digging into the steep grade of the Hogback. These three will have a... (more)
A CN SD40-2W and two Bessemer tunnel motors go about their switching at the P&C docks in Conneaut, Ohio. This is my first time photographing one of the CN locomotives on Bessemer property.
With the sound of three EMD 645's screaming in run 8, two Bessemer & Lake Erie SD40T-3's bracing an SD38AC drag a loaded ore drag out of Conneaut Harbor. An unexpected snowstorm that morning foll... (more)
A recent snow squall creates a frosty scene for the arrival of B&LE's Conneaut Turn on a early spring morning.
Southbound loads head under Rt 20 after a long delay in Conneaut.
Northbound Conneaut turn is greeted by fresh snow and sun as it makes it's way downgrade to the docks.
The first section of the daily pair of U702 loaded ore trains thunders out of the valley at Conneaut with a trio of matched EMDs in the attractive orange and black BLE livery. Despite CN's acquisi... (more)
NKP 759's portrait was taken on September 8, 1968 before her first excursion after rebuilding. There were rumors that there would be a diesel to help her, and a diesel did couple on to move her. ... (more)
A CSX westbound autorack approaches the Gore Rd. crossing with CN and BC Rail as power. With a good head of speed, the train kicks up some dust from freshly laid ballast.
Three Orange beauties head back south with loads for North Bessemer.
Fellow RP member Richard Thompson and fellow railfan buddy Jacob Trenn strike a wave to the crew of Q090 as it passes through Conneaut.