NSM 650 leads CN's MRF down the Wales Branch. At Wales it will be wyed into trailing position.
NSM 650 is picked up by CN's MRF for movement off the property, most likely for overhaul.
NSM SD40-3 leads a loaded tailings train towards the basin while DPU sister 651 shoves on the rear.
Empties grind out of the Lake Superior Basin at Milepost 6.
A rare SD28 and 2 SD18's from the Northshore Mining railroad work hard to pull a long iron ore tailings train uphill to the dumping site around MP12.
With the nearby detector announcing -18F and a strong wind chill out of the NW at -37F, a shortened ore train (75 cars) makes its way to Silver Bay.
A leased Alaska GP40-2 trails NSM 650 on a loaded taconite ore train.
Crude taconite train rolls east for Silver Bay with a leased Alaska GP40-2 in the consist.
Two leased Alaska GP40-2s help on the loaded 130-car ore train.
Empties charging uphill past "Railfan Rock" at the peak of fall colors.
Passenger extra heads north to Babbitt for an employee picnic.
A DPU-powered train of taconite tailings crosses over in front of a passenger extra.
Loaded tailings train heads towards the dumping basin with a DPU SD40-2 on either end.
Loaded taconite train rolls downgrade towards the receiving yard at Silver Bay.
Four SD40 type units handle 126 loaded ore cars towards Silver Bay at 06:23.