Cubes On The Cuyahoga. The Flats Industrial Railroad is a Class III railroad in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio. The line went through a long history of Class I operation with railroads, with ... (more)
The Flats Industrial Railroad's SW1200 sits idle under the gloomy skies of Cleveland, an indication of their future as this operation comes to a close. Take note of the no trespassing sign that ha... (more)
Both of the locomotives of the Flats Industrial Railroad sit in the flats of Cleveland, with SW1200 1202 sitting out on the tracks and SW1500 1222 sitting inside the fenced location at the base of... (more)
The cloudy sky is a harbinger of things to come for the Flats Industrial Railroad. With the announcement that their largest, and basically only customer Grain Graft will be closing the Cleveland f... (more)
After interchanging cars with the Norfolk Southern, the Flats Industrial Railroad heads back to deliver cars to Cereal Processors, shoving here over their Cuyahoga River draw.
FIRR 1202 rests underneath RTA tracks in Cleveland.
Flats Industrial SW1200 1202 rests in Cleveland. This appears to be a former Lake Terminal unit.
Up close and in the distance are two Flats Industrial Railroad switchers awaiting the next day's work (although the SW1500 is pretty much where it was when I last saw it two years ago).
A seldom seen operation in Cleveland is the Flats Industrial Railroad as the crew goes on duty before sunrise and usually they are done with there work before there is enough light for photos. Thi... (more)
Flats Industrial Railroad power waits out the evening for its next assignment.
Flats Industrial #1202 shoves a cut of cars across the railroad's drawbridge over the Cuyahoga River in downtown Cleveland, headed for the Cereal Processing plant less than a mile ahead.
Flats Industrial #1202 spots some cars at the Cereal Processing plant in downtown Cleveland.
Delivering inbound cars from the FIRR/NS interchange, Flats Industrial SW1200 No. 1202 carefully negotiates the spur tracks of Cereal Food Processors in downtown Cleveland. Presently, this is the ... (more)
Flats Industrial RR SW1200 #12 awaiting its next work in downtown Cleveland, OH