Under stormy skies and light drizzle three Illinois Central units hustles a short train through Fredonia.
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)
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)
After sitting at Kremis for nearly two hours, BLE 907 and company charge south through Fredonia with a fresh crew on board.
With a fresh crew on board, three Bessemer EMD's lead the charge into Fredonia with 70+ loads of ore at the drawbar.
Nearing its 40th birthday, SD38AC 867 leads a northbound train past a forlorn hardware store in the town of Fredonia south of Greenville.
901 heads southbound through Fredonia with ore on a warm March afternoon.
908 heads south with a loaded iron ore train. Visit www.bessemerjunction.com for more B&LE photos.
Only CN knows how long this railroad will survive. So far there has been more rail traffic than when it was owned by GLTX.
This is the last set of Locomotives to run on the B&LE name. The following day they will become property of Canadian National.