Loaded with rock from the United Taconite Thunderbird mine crusher, CN 2119 leads the way down the CN Missabe Sub with 115 cars to be delivered to the United Taconite Fairlane plant for processing... (more)
DMIR 400 north fights barely visible signals and snow packed switches as they continue the trek from Two Harbors to U.S. Steel, Minntac to load taconite pellets during the first snow of the season... (more)
This days local with a trailing GT GP38-2 has four loaded centerbeams as it heads towards Virginia.
A CN land barge train rounds the sweeping curve approaching Wolf with two units on the point and two DPU's mid train.
An empty T-Bird trains runs back to the mine after departing the plant as the snow begins to intensify.
Although the code line was classic, there have been some advantages to them being removed, this shot being one of them. A nice sandwich of who bough who descends the Minntac Sub onto the Missabe S... (more)
A Missabe tunnel motor is sandwiched in between a couple of IC units on a tac loaded near Wolf.
Freight train no 48863 to Verona Porta Vescovo passes Wolf. Traction is supplied by Lokomotion locomotives E185 666 & E186 102.
The crew on board will probably need that broom for the switches when they arrive at the U.S. Steel Minntac taconite plant's commercial yard with 16 hoppers of bentonite clay and begin swapping lo... (more)
One of two remaining Maroon and Gold DMIR locomotives leads a raw taconite train enroute to Unitac where it will be processed into taconite pellets. For some reason the train went into emergency ... (more)
The rails that lead to Minntac have seen thousands of trains over the years. Since the Canadian National took over the Missabe, the railroad's fleet of Maroon and Gold locomotives have almost bee... (more)
BNSF all-rail heads south for a meet at Wolf, having just departed Minntac.
These RoLatrains (RoLa = Rollende Landstrasse = riding highway) form the major part of freight at the Brenner as Austria is a quite expensive country for trucks to pass.
ÖBB 1016 021 with Eurocity 87 'Tiepolo' from München Hbf to Venezia S.L. at the Brennerline.
A freshly loaded Minntac train passes the classic code lines at Wolf, early in its journey back to Two Harbors.