A little color is left in northern Minnesota as things change. The leaves are hanging on despite the recent snow and the BLE orange is hanging on despite the addition of C40-8's and AC power ente... (more)
Into the setting sun rolls a taconite train from the ArcelorMittal owned Minorca mine. The mine and aprrox 350 employees produce about 2.8 million tons of fluxed iron-bearing pellets, and mines ab... (more)
The snow is tapering off as a T-Bird train heads back to the mine to load more rock.
When DMIR 403 leads a train the foam usually comes out of the woodwork to document the occasion. Here is DMIR 403, the last maroon Missabe tunnel motor on the vast CN roster, leading a T-Bird cru... (more)
A pair of Dash 8 CN Anniversary units provide a little color to an otherwise gloomy northern Minnesota November afternoon.
BNSF's Kelly Lake Local runs over CN to the Minorca taconite plant with three loaded cars of bentonite clay.
Now racing the GEXR 432, here we see it passing through Rockwood, Ontario.
Fresh out of Elbe Depot this excursion train crosses Hwy 7 before proceeding to Mineral, WA.
Even on cold days the railroads keep running. DM&IR 210 and crew braved the -20 degree weather and have just retrived 24 freshly rebuilt ore cars and several other misc. cars from Shelton Jct. a... (more)