BLE 903 leads a CN empty limestone train through the fog into Proctor Yard where it will end its run from MinnTac located north of Mountain Iron, MN. This service uses ore jennies to handle the li... (more)
BLE 903 heads up a quartet of power for ore and limestone trains that operate between Proctor and the Mesabi Iron Range. The power is parked at the CN engine facilities in Proctor Yard between ass... (more)
Now arriving Proctor yard.
On a cold winter evening, the BLE trio idles beside IC 6251 in Proctor Yard. DMIR 215 can also be seen doing work in the background, making three of CN's predecessor roads visible in this photo.
Fog has settled over the Twin Ports region on the morning of June 13, 2016 as a railroader walks back to the Canadian National locomotive facility at Proctor, Minnesota, passing a line up of power... (more)
Leaving Proctor yard behind and heading down to CN's dock 6 to unload ballpark 15,000 tons of taconite pellets.
As the blue hour turns towards the dark of night, several power set and trains wait for assignments and crews to take them where they need to go. But for now, all is quiet at Proctor yard.
Pumpkins Climb Spirit Mountain: BLE 906 leads fellow Bessemer SD40T-3 #904 and CN/IC SD40-3 #6255 as they lug ore empties up Spirit Mountain from Dock 6 in Duluth to Proctor Yard. Stormy skies and... (more)
A CN SD60 along with a Geep and a “Canadian comfort cab” dash-9 power a local into Proctor Yard. 8/1/23
Repainted DMIR tunnel motor leads ore loads South into the yard in Proctor.
CN 3317 leads the Family Days special South down Proctor Hill.
DM&IR SD38 215, leading the E-Lead Job finishes dropping off fuel tankers at the far West end the of Proctor Yard
Now arriving at Proctor yard. Three ICs and hot pellets.
Climbing proctor hill
In beautiful evening sunshine, Bessemer & Lake Erie 903 leads a CN SD40-2 and a C40-8 north with an empty ore train. A loaded train can be seen on the adjacent track awaiting a crew to take it sou... (more)