Both CN 5347 and BLE 910 been added to BLE 901 and BLE 908 just waiting for pick up from NS. CN in the process of retiring all the BLE 900s.
All things come to a end. Bessemer enters the next chapter. Both BLE 901 and BLE 908 wait for NS to pick them up and take them away forever.
The main rail yard and locomotive and car shops are in Greenville. I caught this motive power sitting here. SD 7 455 with F7A 721 and some more SD's.
Heavy Metal- The life blood of this railroads business, Iron Ore pellets litter the Bessemer mainline after years of conveyoring. Quite extraordinary all the things made from these. It all starts ... (more)
B&LE SD40-3 No. 900 trails a set of light engines as it passes through Greenville, PA on July 10, 2008.
BLE 907 leads three sisters and a loaded ore train through the interlocking at "KY" south of Greenville. This location is where the low line and high line rejoin after splitting north of town.
Once the home of a large roster of steam engines including the massive 2-10-4's which lead to a large roster of diesels is now home to just ten engines one of them sits next to the empty and crumb... (more)
4 SD40T-3's and 2 SD38-2's lay over in Greenville on a wet September night.
BLE 906 was recently removed from Pennsylvania and put into service on the old DM&IR following a derailment that sent 6 units to the scrapper.
A loaded taconite train passes through CP Sandy just north of Greenville, PA.
Homewood bound. Built in Feb 1973 as an SD45T-2 for the Cotton Belt the class unit of the BLE tunnel motors sits idle waiting for its journey to Illinois. Nee SSW 9289, Builder number 72625-29, re... (more)
B&LE Tunnelmotors are serviced in Greenville, on Y2K+5.
B&LE 873, an XB Turn for North Bessemer, doubles its train in Shenango Yard with a mix of SD38-2's and a single SD18 for power.