Vermillion Valley's IBCX 4214 and 4210 await an extensive rebuild inside the Flex-N Gate facility outside of Covington, IN on a sunny late February day.
Some leftover parts of what used to be the once mighty Erie Mining Co. and later LTV Steel sit dead and drained. The 4214 and 4210 have been moved and will live on at the Vermillion Valley RR and... (more)
After picking up cars at the elevator in Iroquois, the KB&S returns to home base with the Cliff's Erie Railroad F9(A) units pointing the way.
Trying to avoid the stinging wind and blowing snow, the conductor on L-593 opened the nose door on 4214 to protect a shove to the diesel house.
The journey of former Erie Mining F9As 4214 and 4210 to Indiana Boxcar's Vermilion Valley Railroad continues as the units arrived at Proctor, Minnesota. Here a crew member climbs on 4214 to protec... (more)
The end of an era. Another chapter in the storied book on Minnesota's Iron Range has come to an end. Within minutes, CN power will arrive and pull these two former Erie Mining, then later LTV S... (more)