Burlington Northern SD7 6019 at Virginia MN August 1974. This SD7 was built as Great Northern 569 in April 1953 and rebuilt in June 1968 after being fire damaged in Superior in September 1967. The... (more)
A rail train with CN 5755 and CN 5793 departs the former DW&P yard at Virginia, MN. This train would end up at a new autoport facility that CN is building in New Richmond, WI and would drop this ... (more)
Duluth Missabe and Iron Range SD9 130 leading Duluth Winnipeg and Pacific RS11 3609 on a passenger fan trip at Virginia MN August 1975. The 130 was built in March 1957 and was one of two Missabe S... (more)
After spending the night in the yard at Virginia, CN 5794 waits for a crew to continue spraying vegetation in the right-of-way along the CN system. They did to the Canadian border, the Iron Range... (more)
A trio of Dash 8's and loads from the Minorca mine sit on the siding at the south end of the CN Virginia yard waiting for some aid to fix a faulty wiper blade.
After loading pellets at the Minorca mine, CN 2025 south takes the siding at the yard at Virginia, MN to wait for assistance to get the engineer's windshield wiper back in operating condition.
The Chicago Intermodal, IL - Prince Rupert Fairview, BC stacker heads through Virginia with 156 platforms
A Roseport, MN to Thunder Bay, Ontario coke train struggles up the grade leading to the crest of the Laurentian Divide north of Virginia, MN along the CN Rainy sub.
A mixed freight passing through Virginia, MN while heading north on the CN Rainy Sub with a climb up and over the Laurentian Divide coming up shortly then it's on to the border at Rainer, MN in a ... (more)
CN ES44DCs 2272 and 2301 lead 121 sand empties down the main at Virginia.
The morning sun greets loaded limestone train U719 as it heads north on the main at Virginia.
A trio of SDs lead a loaded limestone train towards Minorca, coasting down the main track at Virginia.
CSXT SD70MAC 4565, ES40DC 5358 and PRLX AC6000CW 644 head south on CN's Rainy Sub with an empty coke train (filled out with CN junk). This train is destined for the UP in Superior, WI.
A long container train with a GECX leader races north on the CN Rainy Sub for Canada passing another train with a GECX leader that's been tied down for several days on the siding.
Just a few minutes from sunset finds a couple trains tied down in the CN yard at Virginia, MN. Both will spend the night here before moving on.