Catch 22! U703 grinds up the .6% grade with 99 loads of ore destined for US Steel after an interchange with the Union RR at North Bessemer on a brisk Earth Day after overnight snow flurries
CN SD70M-2 8876 leads today’s northbound MT ore train over Scrubgrass road on the Kimble Viaduct at MP69 on a beautiful Spring afternoon
CN SD70M-2 8800 leads today’s southbound ore train over Scrubgrass road on the Kimble Vidauct with 90 loads headed for North Bessemer yard.
Dashing through the snow. With an Illinois Central SD70 1022 and a CN SD70-M2 8800 rear DPU for power, the daily southbound ore trains heads for North Bessemer yard with 99 cars.
With a fresh layer of snow the daily southbound ore train kicks up the snow as it heads to North Bessemer with a IC Death Star sandwiched between two SD70M-2"s.
On a gorgeous Fall afternoon, U703 heads south towards the North Bessemer yard with 84 loads of ore using a quartet of CN SD70-M2’s.
Heading south towards the North Bessemer yard with 100 loads of ore using a trio of newly acquired CN SD70-M2’s. These units supplanted older SD 70's in Illinois Central (Death Star) livery. Thes... (more)
With loaded new style ore hoppers in tow, the daily southbound roars under the RT 228 overpass. In 20 miles the train pulled by matching Illinois Central “Death Star” locomotives will reach the No... (more)
With loaded new style ore hoppers in tow, the daily southbound glides through Saxonburg just past the site of the old US Steel sintering plant. In 20 miles the train pulled by matching Illinois Ce... (more)
Ex-Conrail leader on the old IC