While I was at Conneaut, i decided to wait for a B&LE train and to my luck i caught one.
BLE 905 Leads a long string of loaded iron ore hoppers out of Conneaut Ohio on a beautiful June day!
Made a trip over to Kaylor to see these baby's run but this was not to be for this day.
The main rail yard and locomotive and car shops are in Greenville. I caught this motive power sitting here. SD 7 455 with F7A 721 and some more SD's.
With one hundred and twenty loaded hoppers, BLE 901 leads three other units south as they pass the approach signal just south of Albion on a picture perfect afternoon.
A nice lash-up waits for the signal to head back south to Duluth.
Bessember 906 brings a train of steaming pellets around the curve at Fairlane.
With wind chills near 40 below, BLE 906, IC 6251 and DMIR 403 make for a classic lash-up at Fairlane, headed back south to the docks of Duluth.
A quartet of power works steaming pellets just out of the Minnorca Plant heading south to Two Harbors.
1897 rail. While photographing a south bound Bessemer train at Grove City, PA. I spotted some old rail on the siding. It was still in use for track equipment, and spotting cars. B&LE 1897 rail, Gr... (more)
Steamy pellets out of Minnorca round the sharp curve at North Biwabik.
Steamy pellets out of Minnorca head south on the Iron Range Sub for Two Harbors.
A quartet of SD9's idle near the North Bessemer enginehouse.
One of the good things about cold temps is that it generaly brings the blue skies and steaming pellets. Here is a good example with BLE 904 leading a loaded taconite train from United Taconite dow... (more)