Ore loads behind an all EMD power trio glide down the Northshore Mining mainline between the mine at Babbitt and the plant at Silver Bay.
With a SD40-3 on each end of the train, NSM 651 shoves 28 cars of 'tails' to Babbitt for unloading.
With grey units soon to take over leading the majority of North Shore Mining trains, shoot solid blue while you can!
The Ice Kingdom. With ice covering everything, a beautiful sight was 4 NSM SD40's chugging towards Silver Bay with a cold shortened train. Truly was sight to behold.
A few fall colors are evident as Northshore Mining ore loads near the MP 23 overpass south of Toimi MN.
A crude ore Northshore Mining train at the Forest Road 409 crossing near Toimi MN.