Another CN mixed freight. Another snowstorm. Just another day in northern Minnesota.
Fighting blowing and drifting snow along the way, an empty train returns from Two Harbors, MN to load more pellets which are waiting for them at the west load-out pocket at U.S. Steel's Minntac mi... (more)
A couple of CN M.O.W. employees work to clear snow across the Ramshaw diamond on the last day of 2013. The Hi-Rail Blower, appropriately named Air Forced 1, is pretty loud and fairly effective i... (more)
A southbound CN Q-119 has to pause and wait on the busy CN Rainy Sub. for a CN/DM&IR empty ore train that's bound for the U.S. Steel Minntac taconite plant to clear off the CN Iron Range Sub. whic... (more)
Repainted CN/DMIR 408 leads a pellet train south on the Iron Range Sub. just about to cross the Ramshaw diamond intersection of the former DW&P railroad now the CN also.
A Northbound CN Maifest hammers over the DMIR diamond at Ramshaw, MN