The Rapids turn departs Carlton after dropping off a car at the industry, leading is an ex BN SD40-2, still in it's original paint. Searchlights still guard the junction, but a couple days after t... (more)
A BNSF manifest train from Superior, Wisconsin to Grand Forks, North Dakota roars through the small community of Deer River MN, with it's population of approximately 930 people not paying much att... (more)
A BNSF manifest train from Superior, Wisconsin to Grand Forks, North Dakota roars through the unincorporated small community of Ball Club, MN, having a population of approximately 300 people locat... (more)
The rapids turn heads west on the Lakes Sub with 4 SD40-2s for power.
After departing Superior, WI, the Rapids local has set out the cars they needed too in Cloquet for the Sappi mill then will continue on to Grand Rapids and the Blandin mill there to set out the re... (more)
A pair of SD40-2's, along with a GP, lead the daily local out of Superior and will serve industries along the line.
Grand Rapids stops in Carlton to pick up a single car.
BNSF 4856 kicks up some snow on a chilly 20 below morning at East Floodwood after having some air problems earlier. It was the 2nd of two EB reroutes on the Lakes Sub this Sunday morning.
On a perfect late summer afternoon, FXE 4678 rolls west on the BNSF Lakes Sub with 504 total axels heading for the Magnetation Mining Co. load out pocket near Grand Rapids, MN. The crew at Magneta... (more)
A loaded taconite train rolls southbound from Minnesota's Iron Range through Cloquet, MN among the shadows of the towns largest employer, the Sappi Fine Paper mill.
It's the last day of 2012 and it's cold. With the temperature near the zero mark, the Rapids Local sets out a cut of cars under the massive Sappi mill in Cloquet, MN.
The 0600 PRS beings its drop down Proctor Hill in the first rays of sun of the last day of 2012.
BNSF ore train rumbles through Cloquet.
Special heavy load Schnabel train from Duluth to Alberta rolls north towards Canada at 15 mph.