I have been fortunate to be able to shoot a lot of Bessemer orange in MN lately. This winter however it was looking a little ragged... although to be fair the DM&IR generally didn't wash their uni... (more)
If its not Missabe Maroon... Bessemer Orange will do.
Funny how things work. Although they were never on the Bessemer together, the DM&IR #215 was formerly the B&LE #892 and was off property years before the B&LE #906, formerly SP #9348 arrived. 10 y... (more)
A nice gathering of EMD power as three SD60s wait to lift limestone loads to Proctor while a Bessemer sandwich runs around its train on the ore dock.
Looking very fresh, as if someone put a power-washer to good use, the BLE #904 heads up the Proctor Road Switch as they notch up to tackle 5 miles of 2.2% grade back to Proctor with 48 loaded side... (more)
Looking very fresh, as if someone put a power-washer to good use, the BLE #904 heads up the Proctor Road Switch shoving back into the hole track after spotting the newly rehabbed Lakehead Storage ... (more)
Exhaust pours out of a trio of SD40 variants as they are full throttle coming up the 5 mile 2.2% grade from the docks at Lake Superior. Its not Missabe but the B&LE units are always a treat up her... (more)
With the sound of three EMD 645's screaming in run 8, two Bessemer & Lake Erie SD40T-3's bracing an SD38AC drag a loaded ore drag out of Conneaut Harbor. An unexpected snowstorm that morning foll... (more)
B&LE still looks classy with the logo on the bridge matching the logo on the cab.
A trio of Tunnel motors has a train of empty hoppers moving well on their way to Conneaut.
SD38 #866 leads a northbound Conneaut turn over frosted rails in Shermansville, Pa.
A recent snow squall creates a frosty scene for the arrival of B&LE's Conneaut Turn on a early spring morning.
Heading back to Conneaut, OH. today with no cars behind.
A trio of Bessemer tunnel motors (906, 900, 909) roll an empty limestone train south across the Cloquet River. Winter is slowly releasing its grip on Northeastern Minnesota but not quite enough to... (more)