North to Johnsonburg the daily manifest has reached track speed. In the consist directly behind the last BPRR engine is new electric engine for Iron Ore of Canada.
North to Johnsonburg the daily manifest has reached track speed. At Johnsonburg the crew will swap trains with the crew heading south from Salamanca,NY and bring SIRI back to Ricker’s Yard in Punx... (more)
Catch 22! U703 grinds up the .6% grade with 99 loads of ore destined for US Steel after an interchange with the Union RR at North Bessemer on a brisk Earth Day after overnight snow flurries
CN SD70M-2 8876 leads today’s northbound MT ore train over Scrubgrass road on the Kimble Viaduct at MP69 on a beautiful Spring afternoon
CN SD70M-2 8800 leads today’s southbound ore train over Scrubgrass road on the Kimble Vidauct with 90 loads headed for North Bessemer yard.
CN SD70M-2 8827 leads today’s southbound ore train with 99
loads headed for North Bessemer yard. After climbing out of the Thorn Creek watershed the engines can ease up as the rest of the trip i... (more)
With EOT signal lights aglow, the DPU engine of today’s southbound ore train pushes hard on 99 loads headed for North Bessemer yard.
Dashing through the snow. With an Illinois Central SD70 1022 and a CN SD70-M2 8800 rear DPU for power, the daily southbound ore trains heads for North Bessemer yard with 99 cars.
With MT’s in tow, the northbound daily ore train makes an early appearance as it heads back to Conneaut for a refill.
Amidst snow flurries moving into the area, ex SP Tunnel Motor leads an all orange consist of new ore jennies north with the dwarf siding signal on sentry.
A portrait of two switchers at the 2011 Train Festival.
A local heads south with a few loads to Butler pulled by two classic B&LE orange and black EMD engines.
With a fresh layer of snow the daily southbound ore train kicks up the snow as it heads to North Bessemer with a IC Death Star sandwiched between two SD70M-2"s.
On a gorgeous Fall afternoon, U703 heads south towards the North Bessemer yard with 84 loads of ore using a quartet of CN SD70-M2’s.
Heading south towards the North Bessemer yard with 100 loads of ore using a trio of newly acquired CN SD70-M2’s. These units supplanted older SD 70's in Illinois Central (Death Star) livery. Thes... (more)