Storms were on the way, but the sun was shining bright as BLE 867 screamed through town on a southbound ore train, with help from CN 5291 and fellow Bessemer 905.
After picking up loaded scrap cars in the yard at Shenango, BLE 867 heads for AK Steel in Butler passing the BLE searchlights at Scott Rd.
BLE 867, CN 5291 and BLE 905 await permission to proceed south at Meadville, as the sun makes a nice appearance during a break between the storms.
Bessemer and Lake Erie R.R.
Bessemer & Lake Erie SD38AC #867 leads a southbound ore train as it comes around the bend and passes the searchlight signals at the MD South Control Point. Locomotives:BLE 867 SD38ACmore)
The power set for the southbound Bessemer loaded ore train backs on to the first cut of cars and prepares to build the rest of its train in the Conneaut Harbor. Locomotives:BLE 867 SD3... (more)
BLE 904 heads the southbound 1600 Proctor Road Switch south out of town and down the hill towards Duluth for a fresh load of limestone.
Bessemer & Lake Erie SD38AC #867 leads the southbound ore train past the Hartstown swamp. A family of geese rush into the water after narrowly avoiding the train while walking across the tracks. <... (more)
A pair of BLE motors roar through the tiny unincorporated community of Brimson, MN as they take the U737 BFT train towards Two Harbors.
BLE 867 leads a southbound ore train as they depart the harbor in Conneaut and pass under the Norfolk Southern Lake Erie District bridge. Locomotives:BLE 867 SD38ACCN 5346 SD40-2W<... (more)
The Bessemer & Lake Erie builds the southbound iron ore train at the harbor in Conneaut, Ohio. The railroad passes through a "tunnel" alongside Conneaut Creek to get under the CSX mainline. more)
With three different EMD locomotives on the point, a southbound Bessemer & Lake Erie iron ore train roars as it crosses over the high line trestle in Osgood, Pennsylvania. Locomotives:... (more)
Bessemer & Lake Erie 867 leads a southbound loaded iron ore train past the searchlights at RX in Albion, PA. Locomotives:BLE 867 SD38ACCN 5346 SD40-2WBLE 905 SD40T-3
Bessemer & Lake Erie SD38AC 867 leads southbound iron ore as it passes by the Master Feed & Grain farm supply store in Conneautville. Locomotives:BLE 867 SD38ACCN 5346 SD40-2WB... (more)
Bessemer & Lake Erie SD38AC 867 leads southbound iron ore as it passes under the classic signal cantilever at KY Junction, where the high and low line through Greenville come together. Loc... (more)