Today the snow is falling, the wind is blowing and it's 22 degrees which is a far cry from 48 hours ago when it was sunny and 72. A T-Bird rumbles and rattles the old steel bridge spanning the sw... (more)
Quite the change from forty-eight hours ago when the snow was almost gone and the temperature was 72 degrees with sun. Fast forward and it's 22 degrees with snow falling and the wind is howling as... (more)
CN C40-8 2112 leads a T-bird North through Eveleth.
A T-Bird mine shuttle train rolls over the swollen Elbow Creek as they south.
A week ago it was 10 degrees and snowing, today it was 70 degrees and sunny. The snowmelt was fast this spring across NE Minnesota and took less than a week so the rivers are high and moving fast... (more)
CN 2020 leads train U791 from Minntac to Two Harbors, passing through Highland at Highland Lake Road.
CN 2032 leads an empty limestone train around an S-curve in Culver, MN bound for Proctor.
Just before the sun rises on a cold April morning, CN 2031 is scurrying along the CN Iron Range Sub and passing through the yard at Biwabik, MN heading towards home at Two Harbors.
Train U717 heads south from UTAC with loads for Proctor. CN 2029 leads the steaming ore train through Kelsey, MN.
CN 2029 leads a Southbound ID near Wales Junction.
CN 2031 leads a Southbound ID through Ramshaw.
CN 2040 leads a Southbound ID through Highland.
CN C40-8 2131 holds near Plainfield with a Southbound rail train. It's rare to see these units anywhere but the former Missabe lines in Minnesota these days.
Going back to Proctor yard with limestone empties.
Leaving the mine and heading to the processing plant with taconite rock.