An empty pellet train waits in the A yard at Proctor for a crew and a call time before departing for United Taconite to load taconite pellets.
GTW 5936 waits at Joliet UD Interlocking to enter the BNSF, eventually waiting nearly 3 hours to do so.
Leaving the port in the rain. With some much needed rain falling, a transfer leaves the Port of Montreal with CN 7054 & CN 4707 leading a 12-car train over the Lachine Canal.
Brand new CN 3815 leads a manifest north into Iron Junction.
After departing the Minorca mine north of Virginia, MN, 145 loads of taconite pellets are still steaming in the cold Minnesota winter air as they travel along towards the dock at Two Harbors, MN.
A CN transfer is leaving the Port of Montreal with CN 7054 & CN 4707 leading 56 cars, with intermodal up front and mixed freight behind it.
After dumping 58 cars of limestone at U.S. Steel Minntac, the crusty faded veteran CN 2408 leads the charge back to Proctor, MN.
A bright leader on a late winter afternoon.
A train of taconite rock from the Cleveland-Cliffs owned United Taconite Thunderbird pit moves onto the CN Missabe Sub main two while a train of U.S. Steel Minntac plant taconite pellets for the d... (more)
A train from U.S. Steel Minntac splits the signals at Wolf on the CN Missabe Sub before taking a left turn up ahead at Iron Jct. to continue onward bound for Two Harbors. Disclaimer: more than on... (more)
CREX 1522 leads a 2500 foot, hotshot, train A407, as they approach downtown Moncton, New Brunswick.
CN 2970 leads train M305, as they put together their train at CN Gordon Yard at Moncton, New Brunswick. Rare visitor, CITX 140 is trailing in the consist.
With the cruise ship AIDAvita docked in the Port of Montreal again, the Pointe St-Charles Switcher is crossing the eastern end of the Lachine Canal, with CN 7054 & CN 4707 for power and car... (more)
Running from the plant back to the mine as daylight runs out and the shadows start to creep in.
Winnipeg Symington, MB - Memphis Harrison, TN freight #322 (detoured over the Great Lakes) departs Armstrong behind ES44AC 2882 + brand new ET44AC 3814.