A pair of Canadian National Dash 8's lead a T-Bird mine shuttle of raw iron ore through Wolf, Minnesota, crossing the intersection of Highway 7 and Kane Road with a grade crossing that cuts a diag... (more)
A trio of EMD's have just dropped a loaded iron ore train on the ore dock in Duluth, Minnesota as the sun rises. The consist is in the process of pulling down past the crossover and will then run ... (more)
A former Illinois Central SD40-3 is on the point of loaded taconite train U717 as it makes its way into Proctor Yard, slowly passing the MOW crew working on the adjacent track.
Loaded taconite pellet train U717 behind an Illinois Central SD40-3 and two repainted DMIR tunnel motors runs towards the port in Duluth. The tracks run alongside Saginaw Road through Grand Lake, ... (more)
One of CN's C40-8M Draper Tapers leads U714 as it crosses over Elbow Creek just south of Iron Junction. The train is made up of empty Difco side dump cars used for hauling limestone and is heading... (more)
Under warm evening sun an empty taconite trains heads back to the Minorca Taconite plant for another load. BLE 909, DMIR 406, CN 6013 and DMIR 408.
A loaded T-bird heads south toward the United Taconite Fairlane Plant.
One of the last T-bird runs of 2017 bring with it bitter cold temperatures. The overnight night low was a cool -27 F but the daylight sun brought the air temp up a bit to -15 for this shot.
A break in the clouds lights up CN 2112 on a T-bird heading south toward the Utac processing plant.
Ore loads cross the Whiteface River on a snowy afternoon in the Iron Range.
A trio of EMD power passes under the former Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific at Munger, Minnesota.
CN 5337 leads the Miscellaneous Rail Freight (MRF) back to Proctor after a winter storm blankets the area with a foot of heavy snow.
A loaded taconite train kicks up some fresh snow along with steam from the warm pellets.
A post Christmas snow storm blanketed most of Minnesota with a fresh layer of snow. BLE 900 pulls a loaded train of steaming taconite pellets.
A short MRF makes its way down the CN Missabe Sub near Payne, MN