DMIR 403, still wearing the Missabe maroon, looks good in the fresh snow that fell on northern Minnesota earlier in the day. The train will load at U.S. Steel, Minntac before returning to Two Harb... (more)
A Canadian National potash empty curves through Solomon, Alberta, on August 7, 2016. CN EMD SD70M-2 No. 8808 leads the eastbound that has recently exited Jasper National Park on CN’s Edson Subdiv... (more)
Some fresh snow, green pines and the red nose of CN make for a nice scene as the CN 2112 hauls taconite bearing rock from the mine load-out down to the plant.
After departing Proctor and coming down Proctor Hill into Duluth with a train of taconite pellets from United Taconite, the Proctor Road Switch crew has run around the train and prepares to shove ... (more)
A welding crew takes some time to stand at a safe distance and give a roll-by to CN 2131 that's just received favorable signals to depart the yard and head back to the mine for taconite bearing ro... (more)
A Keenan yard to International Falls, MN local kicks up some fresh snow as they are at track speed and about 10 minutes into their trip up to the Canadian border.
The orange nose of the BLE really stands out in the white landscape.
Heading eastward, Canadian National #310 is passing by a sugar bush at speed.
The eastbound Rocky Mountaineer Railtours passenger train passes below Skihist Provincial Park over Canadian Pacific tracks on September 25, 2015. On the other side of the Thompson River, a Canadi... (more)
Joffre-Montreal Canadian National #401 is crossing the Nicolet River at St-Léonard.
Rolling south on the CN Missabe Sub with taconite bearing rock for the United Taconite plant to process.
Leaving the CN Keenan yard with a few tank cars for a local blasting company, IC 9622 still looks bright and fresh in the new snow.
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)
Getting a roll-by from a section crew out making sure the switch heaters are working this Q-191 is running north to the Canadian border with containers amid the first snowfall of the season.
Leaning into the curve at 50 mph, dimensional train Canadian National #307 is heading west on the CN Transcon.