After departing Proctor and coming down Proctor Hill into Duluth with a train of taconite pellets from United Taconite, the Proctor Road Switch crew has run around the train and prepares to shove ... (more)
Overview of Two Harbors from a Cessna.
The summer yellows are out in full bloom as the Duluth Transfer runs light engine past CN's Duluth ore dock as the M/V Indiana Harbor backs up to the shiploader.
Tighter view of ore cars pushed onto the dock in order to begin loading onto the boats.
CN 6255 and two other SD40-3s push taconite loaded ore cars out on the dock so that the James R. Barker can start being loaded.
An empty BNSF ore train passes by the Great Lakes Trader, which sports a nice ice mustache after its trip across Lake Superior.
While the Proctor Road Switch crew spot loaded ore cars above, the dock crew works on dumping and filling the James R. Barker with taconite pellets down below.
An interesting trio of locomotives on the CN job that shuttles ore loads and empties to the docks on Lake Superior silhouette against an interesting sky.
Sunday's afternoon limestone train begins its' trek to Proctor , smoking up the grade.
West Skyline Drive is a jewel of a road, allowing the opportunities for pictures of the ore docks and Rice's Point Yard within a few minute drive. And if you are lucky, a BNSF coal train may be u... (more)
The twice-weekly UP transfer to Duluth passes under a CN ore train dumping at their dock.
Trio of SD38s sit after delivering ore cars to the dock.