BNSF 8970 on the rear of a loaded ore train at Allouez yard. The wye here hasn't been used in years. In the steam era it was used to turn locomotives, including GN's massive 2-8-8-0 N-2 class that... (more)
A view of BNSF's former Great Northern iron ore yard in the Allouez neighborhood of Superior. An ore train for Hibbing Taconite is preparing to depart behind a pair of road units while a veteran S... (more)
A rare view (taken with permission) of Great Northern's former ore dock No. 1 in the Allouez neighborhood of Superior. This dock, last used in 1988, loaded the great lakes vessel Edmund Fitzgerald... (more)
When BN severed its former GN ore dock complex from rail access in the mid-1980s it left a self propelled American crane on top of Dock 2 in order to facilitate the repair of dock chutes that line... (more)
A former GN snow dozer clears the flanges on the mainline into BNSF's Allouez ore yard in 2005.
The DPU on the left belongs to a loaded Hibtac that has just arrived while an empty ore train for Keewatin Taconite rolls out on the right. Lake effect snow clouds are in the distance.
Unique power for BNSF's "Allouez Switch" job rests between moves at the former GN ore yard in Superior. Stored auto racks stand out in a yard dominated by ore cars. Taken with permission.
The Allouez Switch arrives at its namesake with repaired ore cars, including a trio of brand new ones, plus tie cars for Koppers.
This SD75M is bringing up the rear of a loaded Hibtac headed into the dumper shed at Allouez.
Ore loads roll past the spur to the closed Koppers tie treating plant. All that remains of the plant are untreated and some finished ties to be removed.
An empty Geneva All-Rail departs Allouez on a cold morning on it's way to Iron Range for loading
DPU GE rests on the rear of a loaded taconite train at the former GN ore yard in Allouez.
Empty Hibbtac departing Allouez at CTH A
Snow dozer clearing the rails near BNSF's Superior taconite facility.