A trio of tunnel motors lift empty ore jennies up Proctor Hill from CN's Dock 6 in Duluth in a heavy lake effect snow storm.
A CN crude ore train using two BNSF horsepower payback units pulls 118 cars south towards the Fairlane plant on a nice spring afternoon.
A BNSF All-Rail taconite train heads south on the CN Missabe Sub with a CN crew in charge heading for Keenan yard after loading at USS Minntac. Once at Keenan a BNSF crew will take over and head ... (more)
After loading pellets at United Taconite, CN 5338 is underway down the CN Missabe Sub heading to the yard at Proctor, MN.
A trio of DMIR tunnel motors and 135 DMIR built ore cars full of taconite pellets traveling down the Missabe Sub from the Iron Range to Proctor.
A well worn SD40u leads this mixed freight south along the Sax Zim bog toward the yard in Proctor.
IC 6251, the white strip, leads loads of taconite pellets south down the CN Missabe from U.S. Steel Minntac at dusk to the yard at Proctor where they will arrive in darkness.
CN DC GEVOs lead the CN Executives south on the Missabe Sub on a territory inspection run.
BLE 909 adds to the spectacular fall colors as this empty taconite train makes its way north for another load of pellets at United Taconite.
A northbound manifest awaits a new crew at sunset on a cold North Iowa early winter evening.
Ah the days of all EMD consists pulling taconite trains on the Iron Range of northern Minnesota.
The last Missabe painted tunnel motor leads empty limestone side dumps south on CN's Missabe Sub
CN 5451 runs limestone loads at track speed to the Minntac Taconite plant near Virginia, MN for processing.
After dumping 58 cars of limestone at U.S. Steel Minntac, the crusty faded veteran CN 2408 leads the charge back to Proctor, MN.