Just out of CN's Proctor Yard, three former Oakway SD60s start their journey down Proctor Hill bound for Duluth to load Limestone.
DM&IR 409 is seen again pulling into Proctor Yard.
Maroon locomotives and Missabe ore cars at Proctor yard. The good old days.
GTW 5947 gets a roll-out by the carman of Proctor Yard with the days Miscellaneous Road Freight, as a loaded limestone awaits their turn and the E-Lead switch gets their track together.
IC 6264 starts the journey from Proctor Yard to the Mesabi Iron Range to load their empty Jennies with Taconite pellets.
A rare sight has maroon and orange lashed together in the form of B&LE 906 and DM&IR 215 handling switching duties on CN's Proctor Yard E-Lead. Occasionally a tunnel motor will stand in for the us... (more)
DMIR 215 and 403 work the E-Lead in Proctor Yard. This would turn out to be the last time two maroon painted engines were lashed up together.
Early morning Proctor Yard, with a snazzy new sign.
A trio of GE's round the curve at Spirit Mountain as they continue up Proctor hill with limestone loads.
I wanted to take a moment and look at a timewhen the clock turned back. After the maroon purge between 2006-2008, in which 38 DM&IR units were either sold, scrapped or repainted, it was very rare ... (more)
Getting a roll-by as they leave the yard then heading north on the Missabe Sub for the Minorca mine with limestone.
Various CN power sits outside the former DMIR shop at Proctor.
A limestone train for the Minorca mine departs Proctor yard passing an empty pellet train resting in the A Yard. Meanwhile DMIR 215 works the E-lead switching cars in the background.
Still wearing her maroon and gold colors, DMIR 215 and repainted sister DMIR 211 switch cars on the E-lead job at Proctor yard and a nice Sunday evening.
Looks like a lot of work for the Proctor diesel house.