A classic Missabe shot of a steaming pellet train in a snowstorm in northern Minnesota.
IC 6256 leads a train of freshly baked iron ore pellets down the hill from U.S. Steel's Minntac facility in sub-zero temperatures.
A pair of Missabe tunnel motors work steaming pellets towards Two Harbors.
DM&IR 403 shows a little muscle and sends some nice thick black exhaust into the cold Minnesota air as maybe a salute to the former DM&IR depot and shops as they pass by on their way to Two Harbor... (more)
DM&IR 403 leads a train of freshly baked iron ore pellets down the hill from U.S. Steel's Minntac facility.
After leaving U.S. Steel's Minntac facility, DM&IR 403 smokes it up and looks good on the point of this steaming pellet train bound for Two Harbors. A nearby detector reported -7 degrees, that mi... (more)
A nice trio of DM&IR tunnel motors (409, 405 and 404) hustle a train of ore from Minntac through the Superior National Forest en route to Two Harbors.
Empty for Minntac with one of four repainted DMIR units leading.
Ore empties cross over the hibernating North Shore Scenic Railroad.