ACWR 100 job out in the middle of nowhere between Troy and Star, NC.
From the files: Back in the start of fall in 2017, Wheeling 228 makes a slow rumble out of Bellevue Yard, bound for Hartland Yard and beyond. It seems like summer was so long ago during the middle... (more)
ACWR 100 crosses Denson Creek in Troy, NC headed back to Charlotte, NC.
A trio of EMD power lead 136 cars of pellets south down the CN Missabe Sub for Proctor on a clear winter day. It looks like these EMD's days are numbered as CN has began replacing these older EMD... (more)
ACWR rolls thru Biscoe, NC with there special occasion fleet.
After tying onto the string of empties and the air test, DMIR 403 departs Proctor yard for United Taconite's Fairlane facility to load.
After throwing the switches, the all EMD consist led by DMIR 402 comes into Proctor and will yard the train and cut off said power and tie down.
ACWR 100 doing some switching in the yard before building there train to go west.
Following a T-Bird train carrying loads of taconite bearing rock and a empty limestone train from the Minntac plant DMIR 409 completes the cycle with it's train of finished product, the taconite p... (more)
Taking favorable signals at Fairlane, DMIR 409 gets up to track speed with it's train of marbles. They will cruise along for a 15 miles or so before taking the siding further down at Kelsey for a ... (more)
DMIR 402 slows to a crawl as they approach Proctor Jct. and the end of the line at Proctor yard for this train.
DMIR 402 thunders along with its train of steaming pellets and will shortly pass the Missabe era Saginaw depot which is surprisingly still standing trackside.
ACWR 100 rolls over the Little River trestle in Star, NC with 32 cars for NS in Charlotte, NC
DMIR 400 cruises through the wind whipped snow as they travel north from Two Harbors, MN with empties for U.S. Steel Minntac for loading.
DMIR 409 rumbles south on the CN Missabe Sub after departing U.S. Steel Minntac. They will encounter several northbound CN freights along their way back home to Proctor, MN and the yard.