A brief opening in the clouds lets the morning sun shine through as a trio of former IC SD70's are hard at work bringing a loaded ore train up the grade out of Conneaut on the CN Bessemer Sub.
The morning sun breaks through the clouds at just the right moment as a trio of Illinois Central SD70's lift an ore train out of the harbor at Conneaut, Ohio. The CN's Bessemer Sub runs along the ... (more)
A trio of IC SD70's split the searchlight signals at the Karen control point in Adamsville, Pennsylvania with a long ore train in tow. Karen is the north end of this siding just north of the line ... (more)
A trio of IC SD70's lead southbound Bessemer ore train CN U702 through Conneautville, Pennsylvania and past the 113.7 searchlight signals just south of town.
A trio of Illinois Central SD70's leads a southbound ore train over the CN Bessemer Sub through CE in Cranesville, Pennsylvania. While not a control point, CE is the location where the line splits... (more)
Illinois Central SD70 leads a southbound toward the Greenville Bypass at KO Interlocking.
Illinois Central SD70 leads a southbound through the woods south of Albion.
Three death stars creep along Conneaut Creek with ore loads in tow.
The second loaded Southbound ore of the day brings the IC trio around the bend at RX with 2 cars of mixed freight on the rear
A couple of local fishermen pay no attention to a trio of Illinois Central SD70's along Conneaut Creek as they pull ahead for head room to double up a train of iron ore as signs of spring are fina... (more)
Lake effect snow is piling up as a trio of IC SD70's lead a loaded ore train to a crew change at Greenville as they head south on a winter's day.
A trio of Illinois Central SD70's lead a loaded iron ore train south as the pass the classic Bessemer & Lake Erie searchlight signals at MD North on a cold winter afternoon.
I've been away from the trackside scene for about 3 years as you see the higher priority reason in her high priority "Vizzy-pink" coat as we watch IC 1034 South momentarily bisect Branch... (more)
This Westbound Canadian Pacific train heading from Marquette to Mason City has the interesting consist of IC 1034, NS 9716, NS 9037, DM&E 6068 and KCS 4703.
Late evening run with an interesting leader on the point of an oil train headed east through Southern West Virginia today. Catch'em while you can...