Matched Oranges. Genesee & Wyoming owned Providence and Worcester Railroad' tri-weekly train FPCH (Fresh Pond [Queens], NY-Cedar Hill [New Haven], CT) had a four-pack of GE C40-8s for power... (more)
A heavy spring snowfall is occurring as this empty limestone train heads back south to Proctor yard after dumping its contents at the U.S. Steel Minntac plant.
With what I have to believe is a first; The Corning Secondary hosts a MEC C40-8 in Pan Am Livery. NS H06 is departing Geneva after picking up interchange cut from the Finger Lakes Railroad.
Waited about six months to finally have leaves back on the trees and then during the peak of spring color the smoke from Canadian wildfires arrives and obscures the sun. Here's an early morning so... (more)
Cold and snow falling as an unusual 4 pack of the dash 8 variety pull the usual 145 ore cars of taconite round the bend near north Biwabik as they head south for Two Harbors yard.
After departing the Minorca mine, CN 2041 comes down the CN Rainy Sub pulling 145 ore cars of taconite pellets with the mine dumps of the U.S. Steel Minntac looming in the background.
After a meet here at Allen Jct. with a NB empty, CN 2031 is ready to pull for the rest of the trip back into Two Harbors to put these loads into stockpile until the boats can take them to a mill.
Coming out of United Taconite and crossing over to Main 1 for the trip back north to the mine to reload.
Steaming away on a winter's day. Fresh made taconite pellets come around the corner and down the hill from the Minntac plant who's steam plume can be seen above the trees located in Mountain Iron... (more)
During an era when a seemingly (and sometimes literally) endless parade of coal trains prevailed across the Nebraska plains, UP 9258 with an SD90/43 MAC and an SP AC4400 lead an empty coal set out... (more)
CN 2020 leads U791 to Two Harbors, passing through desolate Skibo, MN.
U788 approaches the diamond at Ramshaw with CN 2010 leading.
Snow falling and the wind howling as a trio of dash 8s come crawling along the CN Iron Range Sub with 145 ore cars for loading.
Passing through some snow while the sun is shing, CN 2041 leads as they head up to the U.S. Steel Minntac plant to load taconite pellets.
A snowmobiler offers a friendly wave as Fox River Valley Railroad’s Proviso to Green Bay (PRGBA) freight passes over a bridge at Kewaskum, Wisconsin, on January 27, 1991. The train is powered by... (more)