Loaded ore from the stockpiles at Conneaut scream south under PA Rt 8 at Meharg. Love the snow we've had lately in Western PA!
The BLE northbound train slowly pulls along the river and into the ore dock at Conneaut. Before we know it, IC black power will be pulling these trains and the BLE tunnel motors will be gone.
BLE 902 is about a half mile away from the end of its journey at the P&C Dock.
902 pulls coal loads north across George Junior Rd. in some awesome morning light.
BLE 902 in command of a 97 car south bound ore train enroute to KO for a recrew.
A very rare shot of B&LE and the URR aligned face to face on the same track in North Bessemer.
Southbound B&LE 902,900 & 910 climb the "Porter Cutoff" as they tackle the .3% grade and are about to cross the 640 foot Cornell Viaduct.
Southbound B&LE 902,900 & 910 head south at "RX" Interlocking.
Southbound B&LE 902,900 & 910 round the curve heading south near MP 114
A trio of B&LE Tunnelmotors pauses after cutting away from the CN ore train for the URR.
The CN ore train eases towards the URR interchnage at North Bessemer, PA.
The elevation of this shot is thanks to the derailment of a B&LE ore car spilling. Here we see Bessemer pulling north to connect to a train of empties.
Dashing through the snow.......