Fresh from the Arcelor Mittal plant in East Chicago, the
"Bottle Train" heads south across the former B&O at Calumet, bound for the plant in Riverdale.
The conductor gives the engineer an indication of how much farther he has to proceed until he makes the hitch. This is Conrail’s Cement Secondary local, and it’s switching the remains of the Lehig... (more)
The Belt Job passes through Burnham, bound for BRC's Commercial Avenue Yard.
A pair of South Shore GP38-2's lead the Belt Job through Ogden Dunes.
The NS daylight local from Suffern shows up at Paterson Yard unusually late in the afternoon with a few dozen grain hoppers bound for Bay State Milling in ... (more)
With the crew riding the pilot of NS 5602, a former N&W GP38AC rebuilt at Juniata as a GP38-2, NS train TS29 pulls across the Mill Creek Bridge on the General Mills Spur after switching the plant.... (more)
As Smokey looks on, South Shore's westbound freight to the BRC passes County Line Road.
"The PB Track"
With the days work done, NS H81 heads back for Croxton Yard. The crew makes a quick spin on the west leg of the wye on NJ Transit's Sport Line between PL... (more)
A pair of NS geeps arrive at Paterson Yard late in the afternoon with a few dozen grain hoppers for Bay State Milling in Clifton, NJ.
In a snow storm, BNSF train #2 fights the elements as they departed East Dubuque bound for Chicago. The train is couple miles south of East Dubuque on the Aurora Sub between LaCrosse, WI and Auror... (more)
CSX Y101 heads toward Cayce Yard after performing its local jobs during the morning.
The crew of CSX Columbia local Y101 slowly moves across the jagged track on the NIT Lead with just 2 cars for businesses at the end of the line.