Early morning loads from the U.S. Steel Minntac plant make their way south along the CN Iron Range sub splitting the signals at Jones.
Turning straight into the sun CN 2007 is on the running track for a meet with loads southbound loads on this fine Christmas day.
CN 2040 and crew with 145 ore cars following is running north on the CN Iron Range sub on this nice Christmas morning.
Snow is falling while CN 2029 makes it's way north across the now white landscape of the Iron Range sub as they head for U.S. Steel Minntac to load fresh baked taconite pellets.
CN 2116 runs north along the Iron Range sub with a destination of U.S. Steel Minntac to load taconite pellets. A trickle down effect starting with soft demand for steel that has production at the... (more)
DMIR 403 pulling ore empties north from Two Harbors back to a mine for reloading. Shortly after this shot over two years ago she suffered a cracked block but was repaired and departed the MEI sho... (more)
It was a nice summer afternoon for a train photo and this trio of GE's happened along with 145 empty ore cars following along.
A trio of GE's (CN 2039, 2033, 2013) and their empties take the siding at Jones in anticipation of meeting another trio of GE's (CN 2010, 2002, 2004) with their loads. GE's on the former Missabe r... (more)
Running through Jones on a nice summer morning with empties for reloading at US Steel, Minntac.
The L-594 from Keenan yard back to Two Harbors runs thru a small valley between two old mine dumps near Gilbert, MN on the CN Iron Range Sub.
Blazing a trail back north across the Minnesota landscape cutting through the fresh snow on the CN Iron Range Sub running track at Jones.
The new kids on the block. CN has been looking to replace their aging EMD fleet in the ore pool and this seems to be their solution. These ex-C&NW C40-8s have been modified with straight air cont... (more)
A trio of B&LE tunnel motors and a CN SD40-2W leads a short MRF north thru Jones between their starting point at Two Harbors and their destination at Keenan yard.
A nice warm spring morning and a clean leader pulling ore cars rolling past some classic searchlights.
Heading back from Two Harbors, CN 6024 north takes the running track at Jones to meet DMIR 403 south.