CEFX 1012 leads 7 Tilden East through Empire Junction on the LSI.
One of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming jobs pulls a cut of 60 cars out of the Cleveland Cliff's Tilden Mine. It was a perfect day to get out and fly the drone for some photos!
CN L551 skirts along the banks of Goose Lake with empty all rail vans for the LS&I at Eagle Mills.
A load heads back north out of the mine with the U boat pair for power.
The CN local heads back south later in the day at a crossing south of Eagle Mills.
3 Tilden heads south through Eagle Mills at sunset.
The CN local heads north towards Ishpeming on a frigid January morning.
LS&I's 7 Weigher Job snakes its way through Palmer Line Junction on its way for a load of ore on a dark UP December morning.
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.