Bessemer & Lake Erie tunnel motor BLE 905 leads ex. DMIR SD38 BLE 862 as they depart from Conneaut, Ohio and cross over Conneaut Creek with a few bad order ore cars in tow. The crew came north and... (more)
Between Yard assignments, BLE 907 sits on the "New Lead" just in front of the Battle Creek West Tower. The New Lead serves as pocket for Yard Engines in the East Yard. Even though Im no... (more)
It seems like when temps hit the -20 mark, the diesels start steaming. In my experience the second generation EMD’s produce a pretty good show, but the real steamers are the new Tier 4 GEVO’s.... (more)
Just ahead of an approaching cloud, BLE 906 and CN 5459 head north through Wolf, MN.
A B&LE tunnel motor (SD40T-3) and a CN SD60 hustle north across the Cloquet River in Burnett, MN.
B&LE 866 is seen working L512 on the Lakefront Branch along S Ave G in South Chicago.
B&LE SD38-2 878 leads CN L512 East through East Chicago.
Bessemer & Lake Erie 905 and 862 roll through Girard, Pennsylvania as they head toward the EMSCO Plant to perform some switching and interchange with NS. The train is rolling past the historic Gir... (more)
BLE 906 departs out of Fairlane with a T-bird.
B&LE 906 leads a T bird North through Iron Junction. The BLE 909 had a traction motor fire earlier in the day so the duo was split up as a result. Still cool seeing two tunnel motors elephant styl... (more)
A pair of B&LE tunnel motors depart Fairlane with a T-bird.
On a snowy Minnesota afternoon, two BLE SD40T-3’s lead the T-Bird south across Highway 7 in Mountain Iron as they head to Fairlane.
Heavy snow slams the Iron Range on a spring afternoon in Northern Minnesota as a rare pair of Bessemer & Lake Erie SD40T-3’s lead a T-Bird south past the Route 37 bridge as they close in on the ... (more)
A trio of Bessemer SD's leads the southbound ore train through Verona, PA, nearing the end of their journey at North Bessemer Yard.
BLE 903 leads a trio of tunnel motors on a taconite train from Proctor Yard down the Proctor Hill grade to the CN Duluth ore dock near Spirit Mountain.