A crew member remotely controls a pair of GP15-1's through the mill tracks tight curves.
Mittal Steel's #143 was still sporting the older Inland Steel "paint" in 2007. #143, or "Peggie," as it's apparently known, says smoke 'em if you've got 'em.
A pair of SW1500's are serviced at the ex-Weirton Steel engine house. I love the Monopoly-looking logo on the sand tower!
Ex-Weirton Steel SW1500
Former Wierton now Mittal Steel 304 traveling as
AARX 304 ex Wierton, WV to Industrial Rail Services
in Moncton, New Brunswick for a rebuild.
Mittal 150 shuttles cars around the massive steel plant.
Mittal switcher 113 pulls a loaded bottle train from the blasting furnaces for pick-up by the NS.
A Mittal locomotive still in the Inland Steel paint scheme roars along with steel slabs. The Caterpillar prime movers sound like a hybrid between a large semi truck and a switching locomotive.
A pair of Mittal locomotives move through the plant with a mixed train of scrap and slabs.
This is actually a pretty active railroad. It's too bad you can only really observe one corner of its operations.
Heat rises all around as two Peoria Locomotive Works switchers drag steel slabs to and fro.
Empty flats are shuttled back to be reloaded with fresh ingots. Mittal Steel 150 is a Peoria Locomotive Works locomotive rebuild with a Catapillar 3512 prime mover, one of several rebuilt for Inl... (more)
Empty flats are pushed back for loading with steel ingots.