The 7 Tilden job on the Lake Superior & Ishpeming snakes its way through Eagle Mills Junction with fresh iron ore.
Frigid winter air measures in the single digits and the fallen snow that covers the wilderness floor nearly doubles and triples that number in inches. Distant chugs bounce off the rocky hills, ech... (more)
CNW 6890 brings the first cut of steaming taconite pellets thru Empire Junction in Negaunee, MI in October of 1988. The ore came from the Empire Mine, which is now closed.
Late in the afternoon, the 3 Tilden heads to the mine with empties and the U boats on point.
7 Tilden heads to Eagle Mills Yard in harsh conditions. The wind was brutal on this day, and trudging through 3 feet of snow was challenging. A couple hours later, we finally hear the U boat chug,... (more)
The LS&I 7 Tilden heads light power towards the Tilden Mine.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s 3 Tilden job heads west through Empire Junction with a pair of classic C30-7s.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s 7 Tilden job passes through Empire Junction with a pair of former BN U30Cs.
Handling the "7 Weigher" today is one of the LS&I's two sets of former BN GE's. C30-7's #'s 3074 and 3073 arrive at Partridge Junction on CN's Marquette Range Subdivision to drop off a t... (more)
After bringing in a train of ore loads from the Tilden Mine, a 3 Tilden crew departs Eagle Mills, MI with a train consisting of three covered hoppers and two tank cars. The cars are bound for the ... (more)
LS&I 3074 leads 3 Tilden South into Negaunee.
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)
The LS&I 7 Tilden heading south at Eagle Mills Junction.
The LS&I 7 Tilden heading north at Empire Junction.