CSX Y290 with CSXT 2621, CSXT 9249, and Chessie Caboose 904151 heads north across Chicago Dr from the spur that serves Reynolds Metal Factory.
The work horse for today's Y290 gets ready for another night of work sorting cars in the adjacent and former Western Railway of Alabama's Chester Yard.
Dropping Bricks... A "new" CSXT 6010 pulls out of the Boral Brick Plant after dropping off a string of Boxcars to be loaded. The crew member riding on the long hood is the actual operator a... (more)
Yard job Y290-13 drills a cut of cars with the Mittal steel mill providing a nice backdrop.
Y290 backs up the (incredibly small) Clark yard hump while it organizes the Q354 that arrived earlier in the afternoon.
Y290 making its pickup/drop off at Zalcon
Y290 makes its huge pickup from the CWRO to take back to Clark Avenue Yard after dropping off 5 tank cars to Zalcon as Cleveland's Mittal Steel looms in the background.
After dropping off 5 tankcars at Zalcon across the river, Y290 backs back into Clark Avenue Yard with a pickup of about 40-50 cars from the CWRO. The B&O had 4 drawbridges in Cleveland that are a... (more)
The steel industry at its finest. Y290 has crossed over to the CWRO side of the flats and drops of some tank cars before making its pickup. The conductor makes his way across the street to talk to... (more)
Y290 heads back as light power into Clark Avenue with Cleveland's industry skyline looming in the background.
Yard job, Y290-30 works Clark Avenue Yard, servicing Mittal Steel.