The era of Illinois Central SD70's hauling ore on the former Bessemer & Lake Erie has drawn to a close with the arrival of several SD70M-2's. On October 24th, L518 brought 3 of the IC units and a ... (more)
The Bessemer & Lake Erie "Misc" job has BLE SD40T-3 number 905 leading as it runs southbound past the SX South signal in Saxonburg.
On a remarkable Sunday afternoon the BLE Misc run headed south from Greenville with the BLE trio in control. This train brought out a lot of people chasing and caused a bit of chaos here at Filer ... (more)
After working International Paper off of Ferry Road just north of this location, the L518 comes to a stop to wait for signal indication at CP River. Good to see this unit back after its rebuild s... (more)
A trio of BLE units are running once again on the Bessemer & Lake Erie in Grove City, Pennsylvania. A pair of SD38's and an SD40T bring L518 south on the line that has been under CN ownership sinc... (more)
The BLE duo heads south through Branchton under the BLE signal bridge. At this point I had been battling food poisoning all day long but got the specific shot I wanted on the trip!
It's 2020 and you wouldn't be able to tell that the CN bought the BLE years ago based off of this. Here we see BLE 878 and 867 pulling L518 south out of Greenville passing the old searchlights and... (more)
A trio of Bessemer & Lake Erie painted locos lead southbound local L518 over the CN owned Bessemer Sub, passing under the cantilever searchlight signals at the Oneida control point.
A trio of Bessemer & Lake Erie locos have been reunited on home rails. BLE 867, 878, and 905 are leading the misc run as it departs from Greenville, Pennsylvania and crosses the diamond over the N... (more)
A pair of IC SD70's is in charge of L518 on this fine Easter Sunday afternoon.
L518 prepares to enter Joliet Yard with a pair of Illinois Central SD70's, both wearing the deathstar paint scheme.
A pair of IC SD70's roll south on the approach to CP River with L518 from Spaulding.
A pair of IC SD70s lead CN L518 south into Joliet.
A pair of IC SD70 rolls through Plainfield on the way back to Joliet Yard after doing their work up in Spaulding.
A pair of IC SD70s lead L518 south through Normantown on New Years's Day.