DMIR 301, the first SD9 rebuilt by DMIR in 1979, returns from Minntac to Biwabik where a new crew will take over for the run to Two Harbors. This trackage through McKinley has since been abandoned... (more)
CPR train number 1, the "Canadian" heads west from Thunder Bay en route to Winnipeg and Vancouver. This location is known as "Dexter."
Ex-DM&IR SD-M 317 leads a loaded train of crude taconite ore under the highway 37 overpass south of Iron Junction.
First repainted DM&IR unit to be used on home rails enters the Minorca taconite plant at 1135 am. The steam seen over the top of the train is from the nearly Minntac plant.
Viewed from a bluff south of town, Amtrak's Empire Builder heads east down BNSF's ex-Burlington main line to Chicago. It was detouring due to track work on Canadian Pacific.
Two U30C's bring taconite ore loads downgrade from Eagle Mills to the docks in Marquette.
CN train 687 arrives in Baudette on its westbound trip from Thunder Bay to Winnipeg. The train has just left Canada and will run through the US to Warroad, where it will cross back into Canada. Th... (more)
A Rock Island transfer run crosses the Mississippi River as it returns to Inver Grove Yard after making a turn to the Milwaukee Road's Southtown Yard in Minneapolis during the last days of the Roc... (more)
BN F-units in perfect A-B-A formation head west through Kandiyohi on BN's former Great Northern main line between Minneapolis and Willmar, MN
Restored Soo Line Pacific 2719 poses for photos during a photographers special on the Wisconsin Great Northern tourist line at Spooner.
Union Pacific shippers special climbs the grade through Minneopa State Park en route to Mason City, IA
Ex-D&H Sharknose leased by the E&LS turns passes a set of Milwaukee Road F's as ot turns on the Channing wye to return to Wells.
Union Pacific shippers special runs down the street in Shakopee en route to Mason City, IA