After completing the process of loading and weighing a train of hoppers with taconite pellets, the LS&I's 7 Weigher Job comes around the south leg of the wye at Empire Junction with a pair of form... (more)
After completing the process of loading a weighing a train a hoppers with taconite pellets, the LS&I's 7 Weigher Job comes around the south leg of the wye at Empire Junction with a pair of former ... (more)
One of LS&I's six AC4400's leads the 3 Yard Hill over Dead River Trestle. In front of us is Trestle Falls.
With fall colors in the background, LS&I’s Yard-Hill Job rounds the bend into Eagle Mills Junction with CEFX 1012 leading.
A pair of former BN C30-7's bring the Lake Superior & Ishpeming's 7 Tilden job north through Empire Junction in Negaunee, Michigan. The massive piles of mine tailings dominate the background, tow... (more)
A pair of former BN C30-7's are on the point of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming's 3 Tilden job as it makes its first pull of the night and crosses Buffalo Road in Negaunee, Michigan. The vintage GE'... (more)
Low hanging fog still lingers in the valleys as the morning sun casts its early light on Canadian National local L539 as it makes its way into Partridge Yard outside of Negaunee, Michigan. With an... (more)
A pair of CEFX AC4400's lead the LS&I's 7 Weigher train as it rounds the leg of the wye at Empire Junction in Negaunee, Michigan. The crew is bringing the train to CN's Partridge Yard to drop off ... (more)
CEFX 1005 leads a Lake Superior & Ishpeming mine run through a cut and sharp curve at Eagle Mills Jct., just west of Eagle Mills, MI. The train will do work at Tilden Mine and later tie up back at... (more)
Lake Superior and Ishpeming's two remaining U30Cs lead a train of taconite pellets through Eagle Mills Junction in a pouring rain. The fall colors more than made up for the gloomy weather on this ... (more)
A third shift crew is running from the law as they try to get back to Eagle Mills before 11:00am.
The 7 Tilden crew drags a string of loaded ore jennies by Queens siding in a driving rain.
The 3 Tilden Job drags a train of empty ore jennies through Palmer Junction on their way to the mines.
The LS&I's only remaining pair of serviceable U-boats run through the rock cut at Eagle Mills Junction on their way to pick up loads of pellets at the Tilden Mine.
The familiar chugging sound of 16 cylinder FDLs fills the air as the "Green Machines" head west from Eagle Mills to the Tilden Mine for more iron ore.