5 Switchers chug south with a heavy load of taconite pellets destined for Edgar Thompson Works in Braddock, PA.
Its a beautiful day for railfanning in North Bessemer! The Bessemer has just pulled in with a heavy train of iron ore pellets as the Union railroad awaits departure.
3 tunnel motors ease there way into the yard on a very beautiful almost spring day.
Are these pushers?? Nope, due to a derailment in North Bessemer clogging the entrance to the yard 2 units were sent down with a scrap train. Upon arrival they connected to the derailed train and p... (more)
Bessemer crew seen walking down to unloosen the brakes on the end hoppers before setting back north.
Seems like every week one of these tunnel motors broke down, it's barely been a week since I caught 908 broke down in NB. Now it's 907 and 908!
Three tunnel motors pull into North Bessemer as snow begins to thaw out as the sun shines!
Broken down 908 idles in North Bessemer as it desperately waits in the cold for a crew to come rescue it.
A trio of tunnel motors seen in North Bessemer yard from high above as if it was an HO scale layout!
900, 902, and 901 reverse into a long string of empty hoppers that are soon to head north.
905, 906, and 908 head back north as they pull through East Oakmont with empty hoppers.
908 trails a trio of engines as they pull towards the northend of North Bessemer to pick up empty hoppers.
Lycoming Valley units 503 and 506 seen on Buffalo and Pittsburgh territory.
878 seen broken down coupled to a train as 867 pulls a scrap train into calvin making for 2 bessemer 38's in one photo!
Bessemer seen crossing the trestle in North Bessemer under a nice arrangment of clouds.