One of the ACR's 3 SD40's in the cold bright sunshine at the Steelton Roundhouse on a day after a storm moved through. It was about -30 F when I shot this photo. Some cold dry air would feel nice ... (more)
When United States Steel ceased movement of crude ore by rail at their Minntac iron ore mine in northeastern Minnesota they sold off their large fleet of locomotives. This DM&IR train was the larg... (more)
The GMD1 that CN employs as its Steelton Yard switcher rests beside the yard office. Meanwhile, one of the Algoma Steel switchers, an SW8 with a close-clearance cab (#50) makes a rare appearance o... (more)
I shot this old GMD1 (which I believe I saw not too very long ago over 500 miles away in Oakville) from the vestibule of our coach on CN 631 as we pulled out of Steelton on our way up to Canyon.
A decent array of power leads the daily US-Canada northbound freight arrives in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario with a long heavy drag consisting mainly of ore loads destined for the blast furnaces at E... (more)
My very first shot of our 2010 trip to Agawa Canyon. We got to Steelton Yard in plenty of time to toss our gear and grub on the baggage car and then take some shots of our train before departure. ... (more)
Illinois Central 6203 are getting ready to help a train at Steelton Yard on a cold January morning. The SD40-3 was originally built in 1976 as a Burlington Northern SD40-2, No. 6764; it was rebui... (more)
The ditch lights of EJ&E 665 reflect off the glossy paint on a string of 81 new DM&IR ore cars that had just been delivered. EJ&E 665 and 659 had just assisted a CN freight up Steelton Hill and a... (more)
Two EJ&E units prepare to push a large CN train up Steelton Hill. That's CN's Oliver Bridge linking Wisconsin and Minnesota in the backround where the trains travel on top and vehicles travel bel... (more)
A CP reroute over the CN passes a BNSF Ore Train at CN's Steelton Yard on its way North.
In early morning light, CN 1423 comes light out of Steelton Yard.
Marshalling coil cars for northbound departure.
Switching Steelton in early morning light.
Sitting all by itself behind the massive Steelton Shops, this relic of the old ACR still see's some service.
Approaching Steelton from the north. Lots of logs on the headend of todays 472.