The sound of these EMD's rumbling through the valley was pretty awesome, especially when it goes quiet when they hit the tunnel just prior to getting here. You will know when they exit though as t... (more)
Two empty bottle trains have been doubled up and will soon be shoved back into the plant while another mill switcher pulls some flats with still hot steel.
Cargill #305 - Cargill in San Bernardino has an old EMD GP9 that they use to move covered hopper cars around on their track. Usually this unit is back behind a fence or tucked away over near the ... (more)
A pair of Arcelor-Mittal switchers return to the mill after dropping a load of coke.
M62 305 leads an ore train from the port of Dunaújváros to the steel factory.
14 coach metre gauge train arrives at Zweilütschinen, where it will divide. The front 7 cars will go to Grindelwald and the rear 7 to Lauterbrunnen.
A closeup of the front end of the Cargill switcher. As an RCL GP9 it has quite the array of lights on the cab, too bad I don't think they work.
It's not to often I get to see the Cargill switcher in action. Today I took a shot while it moved a similarly color matched hopper.
Cargill's remote controlled GP9 waits its next job.