This vintage SW1200 was built as the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy #9271 in 1955 and is now working for US Steel's Granite City Works as their #1191. Here, we see it letting out the smoke as it sho... (more)
USSX #1248, a vintage SW8, shoves on a cut of steel cars at US Steel's Granite City Works. #1188 has been sitting in that same spot, tied onto that same crane for at least a few years now. One has... (more)
United States Steel's Granite City Works is home to a number of vintage switch locomotives. Here at the massive facility, we see SW1200 #1244 shoving in with a bottle car. SW1200 #1191 can also be... (more)
At the far East end of The Poor Fork Branch on the former L&N, sets this faded Alco S2 switcher for US Steel. Back in the day, this loco would switch loaded coal hoppers around from The Portal 31 ... (more)
A remote control unit shuffles gons around in the yard outside US Steel's Granite city works. Most of the mill is very quiet except for this one movement due to USS "banking" most of the mills ope... (more)
A Granite City Works SW9 switches in Granite City.
There are not many heavy industries heavier than the steel industry! It's a busy scene at the USS Edgar Thomson Works as ET-2 hauls two smoking empty bottle cars back after emptying their molten i... (more)
A old U.S Steel switcher sits in Pine Yard.
On the morning on July 27, 1980, an A-B-B-B-B-A set of EMD F7s pull a train of Atlantic City iron ore through a broad valley near South Pass, Wyoming. By noon, United States Steel will interchange... (more)
By 1980, catching an A-B-B-B-B-A set of EMD F7s was very rare. Early in the morning on July 27th, the former Bessemer & Lake Erie units haul iron ore for United States Steel, photographed twisting... (more)
United States Steel F7 No. 724 idles away the afternoon in Atlantic City, Wyoming on July 26, 1980.
I didn't usually shoot roster shots of locomotives, but this particularly colorful industrial unit was spotted at Corbin in 1984, and I thought it deserved at least one frame of film. Subsequent r... (more)
Unit must have been bad ordered on its way to WC's Shops Yard in N. Fond du Lac. No other reason for it to be here.
Visiting WC shops for a refurbishing.
USSX 1246 makes a shove back into Granite City Steel at Granite City, Illinois.