2009 switches out rebuilt coke racks off the shop tracks at XB and will put them onto 36E. Ore trains can be seen on 34E, the west yard and in the middle group are a cut of gons and a cut of more ... (more)
910 and two sisters work up hill with a loaded train in tow as they pull down 3 west in North Bessemer Yard. Their return train of empties can be seen in the background on 35 and 36 East.
BLE 902, 901 and 866 pull 48 loads of Minnesota ore into North Bessemer yard where it will be interchanged with the Union railroad, it will then be taken down to the furnace's at the USS Edgar Tho... (more)
The conductor ties down the 48 loads that they just pulled into North Bessemer.
Two 38s and a Tunnelmotor prepare to depart North Bessemer as a light engine move.
Its a beautiful day for railfanning in North Bessemer! The Bessemer has just pulled in with a heavy train of iron ore pellets as the Union railroad awaits departure.
3 tunnel motors ease there way into the yard on a very beautiful almost spring day.
Are these pushers?? Nope, due to a derailment in North Bessemer clogging the entrance to the yard 2 units were sent down with a scrap train. Upon arrival they connected to the derailed train and p... (more)
Bessemer crew seen walking down to unloosen the brakes on the end hoppers before setting back north.
A pair of B&LE SD40T-3's idle at XB!
Seems like every week one of these tunnel motors broke down, it's barely been a week since I caught 908 broke down in NB. Now it's 907 and 908!
Three tunnel motors pull into North Bessemer as snow begins to thaw out as the sun shines!
Broken down 908 idles in North Bessemer as it desperately waits in the cold for a crew to come rescue it.
A trio of tunnel motors seen in North Bessemer yard from high above as if it was an HO scale layout!