126 miles from Salamanca on the Erie, a southbound Bessemer ore train rolls overhead on the railroads Osgood Viaduct.
Two Bessemer tunnel motors sandwich a CN SD40-2W on the daily ore train bound for North Bessemer. The CN 5245 was brought in to temporarily replace BLE 905, which was damaged in a grade crossing i... (more)
BLE U70261 loaded southbound ore crosses the Allegheny River with BLE 867 SD38 leading another SD38 and a SD40T-2.
Southbound ore loads roll through the sweeping curve at Lyndora on the southwest side of Butler. This was once a much busier place on the Bessemer, but times have changed and the yard here is now ... (more)
After a hasty recrew at Kremis, the U70261 is back on the move and approaching the town of Fredonia. Motive power for the train consists of three matching tunnel motors of Southern Pacific herita... (more)
It's fall peak on the Bessemer, and what better way to view it than from this vantage point just outside of Adamsville? This southbound is just a moment away from knocking down a clear signal at ... (more)
BLE 902 and company knock down the signal as they roll alongside Angling Road, surrounded by the fantastic fall color near Pennside.
A herd of cows take a moment to check out the guys with cameras, while 9,000 horses roar through the valley below with an ore train bound for U.S.S. in Pittsburgh.
Three orange tunnel motors are in charge of hauling a heavy string of ore hoppers from the P&C Docks in Conneaut to North Bessemer Yard outside of Pittsburgh, passing many trademark scenes on the ... (more)
Coming down the hill north of Butler, three Bessemer workhorses have 70+ loads of iron ore at the drawbar as they come under an ancient searchlight cantilever.
Braking on this southbound ore train has been applied as it approaches KO Junction. Upon stopping at the south end of the siding, the train will be tied down and eventually recrewed before comple... (more)
After dropping the 862 at the harbor and adding the 866 to the consist, the 0900 morning crew out of Greenville prepares to assemble a loaded ore train bound for the URR at North Bessemer.
This southbound is making every bit of track speed coming under the weathered signal bridge north of Branchton.
After sitting at Kremis for nearly two hours, BLE 907 and company charge south through Fredonia with a fresh crew on board.