The Bessemer & Lake Erie was one of the last Class I roads to have F units in active service. The aging EMD’s were mainly assigned to two regions. Moving ore cars around the Lake Erie ore docks at... (more)
BLE EMD F7(A) sitting at Kaylor, PA which was the last remaining portion of the Western Allegheny Railroad. A Bob Yanosey, from my Collection.
The Bessemer & Lake Erie’s branch from Queen Junction to Kaylor was the last remaining portion of the Western Allegheny Railroad. With track that could not handle six-axle locomotives, the branch ... (more)
Made a trip over to Kaylor to see these baby's run but this was not to be for this day.
The Western Allegheny RR daily train from Kaylor to Queen Junction and return has just gone on duty at Kaylor and is working its first siding, Blue Row Tipple, just west of town. Two F7s, led by ... (more)
Almost the end for these F's. Lookit that B unit!
Nearing the final days of this trio operating together in western PA, B&LE F7's 728/721B/727 rest at the engine facility in Kaylor.