Minorca needed a little extra limestone on this day as a second section of U719 heads north behind CN SD40u 6024 and IC SD40-3s 6260 and 6251.
With a wild consist on the point, a loaded Herzog ballast train heads north to Canada. CN ES44AC 2826, EMDX SD70ACe-T4 1606 and CP AC4400CW 9781 provide the motive power.
Winnipeg-Superior train A438 heads south on the Rainy Sub with a block of former Saskatchewan Corp grain cars on the headend.
While the T-Bird trains have the day off, the T-Bird train crews do not! Here we see U73082 09 heading back to Keenan after lifting a GREX slot train from the yard at Virginia.
Brand new CN ES44AC 3810 leads a southbound PTC test train across the Ramshaw diamond.
Much to the chagrin of the photographer, the GEVO pair that CN is testing on "Da Range" makes another daylight appearance... d'oh!
Memphis, TN bound train M342 slams across the Ramshaw diamond.
CN C40-8 2028 prepares to bang across the Rainy Sub at the Ramshaw diamond.
144 loads of iron ore are southbound on the Iron Range Sub behind a trio of Dash 8s.
CN C40-8s 2010, 2004 and 2013 are on their way to Minntac for another load of pellets.
A pair of CN ET44ACs head south on the Rainy Sub with a very short 60 car M348.
It would seem that a car on L594's train has sprung a leak! Nevertheless, CN SD40u 6018 and BLE SD40T-3s 901 and 907 have their short train up to track speed heading south on CN's Iron Range Sub.
CN C40-8 2025 and SD40-2W 5337 lead a 46 car empty limestone train through Iron Junction.
CN C44-9W 2628 and SD75Is 5711 and 5655 lead a loaded liquid (molten) sulphur train south on CN's Rainy Subdivision. While the power is nothing to write home about, these are (IMO) some of the coo... (more)
With not much revenue freight today, (3 boxcars!) a short L567 heads north for Ranier, MN.