Quite the collection of motive power idles in the yard at Keenan.
Immaculate CN C40-8 2028 heads for Two Harbors, MN with a loaded train of taconite pellets.
Iron ore loads for Proctor/Duluth catch some of the final rays of the day heading south on CN's Missabe Sub near Zim, MN.
After taking about 18 hours to load their train, BLE SD40T-3 900, IC SD40-3 6253 and CN SD40u 6006 head south on the Missabe Sub. While loading at Fairlane, something let go at the load out causin... (more)
CN C40-8 2016, CN SD40u 6021, BLE SD40T-3 903 and DMIR SD40T-3 404 head north on the Minntac Sub with 145 empties for Mountain Iron's Minntac facility to load.
CN C40-8 2016 and a trio of EMDs head through Wolf with 145 empty ore jennies in tow.
A CN SD40-2W and a former-Soo Line SD60 bring A446 south at Wheeling, IL.
CN C40-8 2016 leads an empty ore train off of the Iron Range Sub.
A trio of SDs lead a loaded limestone train towards Minorca, coasting down the main track at Virginia.
GP9's in matching paint schemes (CN 7233 & CN 7054) lead a transfer into the Port of Montreal, with two crewmembers on the nose of the lead unit.
Minorca needed a little extra limestone on this day as a second section of U719 heads north behind CN SD40u 6024 and IC SD40-3s 6260 and 6251.
With a wild consist on the point, a loaded Herzog ballast train heads north to Canada. CN ES44AC 2826, EMDX SD70ACe-T4 1606 and CP AC4400CW 9781 provide the motive power.
Winnipeg-Superior train A438 heads south on the Rainy Sub with a block of former Saskatchewan Corp grain cars on the headend.
While the T-Bird trains have the day off, the T-Bird train crews do not! Here we see U73082 09 heading back to Keenan after lifting a GREX slot train from the yard at Virginia.
Brand new CN ES44AC 3810 leads a southbound PTC test train across the Ramshaw diamond.