Looking over the CN ore docks, the DMIR tug Edna G, and a North Shore Scenic excursion that just arrived downtown.
Now stopped under abandoned DMIR dock 5, CP 2224 pulled a long string of grain empties from an elevator on Rices Point for the BNSF to pick up all while under CN dock 6 in Duluth, MN.
A pair of BNSF switchers roll past the laker Joseph L. Block unloading limestone at CN's Dock No. 6. The limestone will be loaded into ore cars for movement to the Minorca pellet plant near Virgin... (more)
An empty limestone train drops down the ramp to Missabe Junction while a Proctor Roadswitch spots cars on ore dock 6. The harbor was busy as well with four active ships visible (a fifth ship is in... (more)
A pair of leased geeps handle a short Union Pacific transfer past CN's West Duluth ore docks on a blustery spring day.
The ore carrier Presque Isle is moored between the docks in Two Harbors as an SD40-3 shoves empty cars into the outgoing yard on a cold and blustery spring day. The vessel is waiting for a Coast G... (more)
A nice way to celebrate National Train Day was the arrival of 261 in Duluth.
In a view from Skyline Drive, one gets an eyeful. First, you see a CN ore train in the process of running the power around to unload onto TWO ships at the dock. Across the port, over in Superior... (more)
The great port cities of Duluth, Mn and Superior, Wi. Two ships are loaded with iron ore from northern Minnesota, while in the distance, a MERC coal train from the Powder River Basin unloads in S... (more)
An extra Proctor Roadswitch shoves empty limestone cars into Lakehead while the 16:00 PRS works on the ore dock above.