Mittal Steel SC15A 148 switches the East Chicago mill.
Mittal Steel's #143 was still sporting the older Inland Steel "paint" in 2007. #143, or "Peggie," as it's apparently known, says smoke 'em if you've got 'em.
Flat slab cars back into the plant's southernmost yard for reloading. INLX 150 will return in about 10 minutes >with an ... (more)
INLX 150 pulls out to the edge of the steel plant with fiery fresh hot slabs of steel. The wind chill was about 20, but as this train pulled under the Pedestrian Bridge, I had no problem staying ... (more)
ArcelorMittal 150 scoots back into the depths of East Chicago Plant 1. According to railroad maps and satellite photos, there's a lot of trackage back there.
ArcelorMittal 150 has a new paint scheme to go with its latest merger. In under 10 years, this caterpillar-powered oddity has gone from Railroad: ArcelorMittalLocomotive: PLW SC15ALocation: East Chicago, Indiana, USALocomotive #: ATMX 150Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: March 01, 2008
Mittal 150 shuttles cars around the massive steel plant.
A Mittal locomotive still in the Inland Steel paint scheme roars along with steel slabs. The Caterpillar prime movers sound like a hybrid between a large semi truck and a switching locomotive.
Two former Inland Steel Rebuilt switchers sit outside the Mittel Steel plant in East Chicago.They are no longer used by Mittel Steel and will be shipped west soon.
This is actually a pretty active railroad. It's too bad you can only really observe one corner of its operations.
Heat rises all around as two Peoria Locomotive Works switchers drag steel slabs to and fro.
Empty flats are shuttled back to be reloaded with fresh ingots. Mittal Steel 150 is a Peoria Locomotive Works locomotive rebuild with a Catapillar 3512 prime mover, one of several rebuilt for Inl... (more)
Empty flats are pushed back for loading with steel ingots.