CN 2041 leads a trio of GE's on an empty ore train arriving at Minntac from Two Harbors (ore dock). This loco was built as CNW 8542 in August 1990 and became UP 9064. C&NW ordered these GE's with ... (more)
This shot shows the same train, at nearly the same spot, on the same day as my RailPictures image #844151. The difference is that the train is about 200’ closer to the photographer and has a muc... (more)
The 2023 edition of CN’s Christmas Express, prepares to depart Edmonton Walker Yard for St. Albert with CN 2107, CN 2112, four Rocky Mountaineer Coaches and a CN Caboose
Big blue Conrail GE No. 6040 leads an eastbound CR freight through New Carlisle, Indiana, at 1:35 p.m. on March 16, 1991. CR No. 6040 is one of 25 4,000 hp C40-8's bought from GE in 1989, assigned... (more)
Blue skies, colorful leaves and steaming taconite pellets.
As they climb the grade into Allen Jct. they are also slowing for a meet and greet with an empty coming up from Two Harbors, MN on this cold day.
A nice afternoon finds an empty ore train moving along.
Just about loaded out from the coarse crusher at United Taconite. in the background its counterpart is waiting for them to depart so they can then get into position to load. Both of these Dash8 ... (more)
Heading back to the mine to reload on a nice fall morning. Both of these units are now headed for an unknown fate after having been removed from the CN ore pool and likely retired.
Not a site you would expect to see in 2023. CN 2112, CN 2107 and CN Transfer Van CN 76665 sit outside of the Walker Yard Diesel Shop.
Coming off the CN Missabe Sub at Iron Jct., CN 2025 turns east for the southbound trip down the yard at Two Harbors with taconite pellets.
A pop of CN red amongst a forest of yellows.
Heading back to the mine for more taconite pellets.
Splitting the hills made from former mining activity, CN 2041 is coming north from Two Harbors amid peak fall colors.
CN 2040 comes at track speed down the main past a whole lot of boxcars in storage here at Biwabik. In its heyday, this yard would have been full of ore cars and switch jobs when the natural ore m... (more)