A pair of PBNE SW900Ms approach the Lynn Avenue bridge in Bethlehem. Bethlehem Steel would continue operations at the adjacent facility for approximately three years after the date of this photo.... (more)
Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and New England SW7 44 works a cut of gondolas at the yard in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and New England SW7 34, assisted by a slug of unknown origins, waits for a switch to enter the Bethlehem yard.
Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and New England 27, a 39 year old NW2, pauses with slug 09 near the Lynn Street overpass in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England NW2 24 drills a cut of cars between the two yard towers in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Bethlehem Steel switching road barely made it beyond Bethlehem’s borde... (more)
Looking for that perfect fixer-upper switcher? Look no further than Retsof, New York, where the former Philadelphia Bethlehem & New England NW2 #21 now resides as a burned out hulk of its former ... (more)
A pair of Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England SW7’s work the yard in south Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Of interest are the strings of new Bethlehem Steel (BSCX) hoppers for coke service. These haul... (more)
"Seven hundred tons of metal a day..." The pour. With only a matter of weeks left before the blast furnaces at Bethlehem Steel would fall silent and cold, I was fortunate enough to see this monume... (more)
"These mills they built the tanks and bombs, That won this country's wars..." To an outsider such as myself, Bethlehem Steel was truly incomprehensible in its scale and complexity. An aging hulk, ... (more)
"A job that'd suit the devil as well..."
Man-made lava on the slag dump. With only a matter of weeks left before the blast furnaces at Bethlehem Steel would fall silent and cold, I was fortunat... (more)
Two PB&NE switchers return light to the yard after bringing a cut of double stacks to the River Yard.
These slag cars await under Blast Furnace B for a tap that will never happen. While much of the massive works has been torn down and redevelopment has begun, these relics remain untouched since th... (more)
PB&NE #7 in front of the Bethlehem Steel locomotive shops.
PB&NE #20 in front of the Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces.
PB&NE SW7 #2000 poses in a special paint scheme.