After making a pickup in Conneaut, eastbound 310 crosses the former Nickle Plate trestle at 7:41 AM.
A loaded ore train headed south out from the docks of Lake Erie.
Catching the strong rays of the evening sun, sand and smoke give evidence of the struggle to haul ore out of the Lake Erie docks along the twisting profile of Conneaut Creek.
The BLE northbound train slowly pulls along the river and into the ore dock at Conneaut. Before we know it, IC black power will be pulling these trains and the BLE tunnel motors will be gone.
BLE 902 is about a half mile away from the end of its journey at the P&C Dock.
NS gons with coil steel loads crosses over Conneaut Creek on the former Nickel Plate trestle, with a clean and colorful Conrail patch SD60I brightening the scene.
B&LE 907 leads sisters 906 and 905 south out of the harbor with just under 100 loads of ore bound for North Bessemer Yard.
Bessemer 901 pumps up air in his train as the NS 22K races overhead on the ex-Nickel Plate towards Buffalo, NY.
An eastbound van train with an ex-con leader rumbles over a frozen Conneaut Creek and the Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad, now under the control of the Canadian National Railway during a lake effect... (more)
In a heavy snow squall, Q380-21 splits the signals at CP 114.