Bessemer SD38-2 866 leads the Van Loon local west through Ivanhoe. I never get tired of seeing these Bessemer units hanging in the area!
A wide variety of motive power, including a Bessie SD38-2, sit in the south yard in Joliet.
BLE 878 and GTW 4911 make for a great lash-up as the 'heritage' units lead a cut of cars out of Glenn Yard for headroom. BLE 878 has been working around the Chicago area ever since being activated... (more)
The Two Harbors switch job with fairly clean Bessemer 906 shoves empty cars past the large ore stockpile.
145 empties head north out of Two Harbors with a classic B&LE tunnel motor in charge.
Recently reassigned to the Chicago area, Bessemer tunnel motor 908 leads the Van Loon local west past Ivanhoe. These were replaced on their home rails by IC SD70s, and now they call the Chicago ar... (more)
Closing in on the final destination of Kirk Yard, the attractive BLE duo continues east.
A pair of Bessemer & Lake Erie "Tunnel Motors" await a new crew at Van Loon.
Bessemer & Lake Erie 643 is stored outdoors in the Pittsburgh suburb of McKees Rocks. This 2-10-4 was fully restored in 1988 but was only test-fired, not operated in excursion service as intended... (more)
While a lot of great things are happening on the old NWP Redwood Route, not all of it is shiny and new. Seen here is the Schellville dead line. These locomotives have literally been left to rot, a... (more)
A pair of B&LE SD18's, one in bicentennial paint, share the North Bessemer engine terminal with some SD9's and a few flavors of SD38's.
Bessemer SD38-2 866 and EJ&E 670, a former Bessemer SD38-2 lock couplers once again as they switch the south end of Markham yard in Homewood. With IC SD70s going out to the Bessemer, several of th... (more)
A good bye visit to BLE 907 before shes shipped off,
taken with permission and supervision from a friend that works for BLE "CN"
Taken with a Cell Phone A Nokia Lumia 1020
The BLE 910 sits in Bad Order status on the New Lead in Battle Creek awaiting an evaluation of repairs needed.
A BLE SD9 was waiting assignment at Albion