A loaded ore train for Two Harbors, MN knocks down the light at Ramshaw and prepares to pound across the Rainy Sub interlocking.
IC SD40-3s 6260 and 6256 team up with BLE SD40T-3 903 coming off of the Missabe Sub at Iron Junction and onto the Iron Range Sub for a run to Two Harbors with 145 loads of fresh taconite.
In early 2001 WC borrowed some former Conrail SD80MACs to test DP performance on seasonal ore trains operating from Minnesota to Escanaba, Michigan. Here 802 leads a WC SD45 south on the DM&IR wit... (more)
a quartet of power (CN 5335, CN 5378, CN 5337, IC 1020) pull 67 limestone loads to Minorca
Northbound at last light.
Various power rests at Keenan, this 5264 has been given a second life and will hopefully continue to move for years to come
CN's recent acquisitions meet at Iron
The MRF heads back towards Keenan with 4 propane empties and a buffer
CN 6013 + IC 6261 team up to bring empty limestone cars towards Duluth passing Iron Jct/Iron Range Sub
Loaded ore train for Two Harbours, MN
CN 6017, CN 6018, IC 6254 provide the power with Mountain Iron - Two Harbors taconite loads
4615 leads an empty lime stone train south towards Proctor and Duluth.
A southbound CN Q-119 has to pause and wait on the busy CN Rainy Sub. for a CN/DM&IR empty ore train that's bound for the U.S. Steel Minntac taconite plant to clear off the CN Iron Range Sub. whic... (more)
BLE 909 takes Minntac loads back to Two Harbors.
An overkill of power takes Minntac loads through West Wye headed for Two Harbors. Trees were flocked very nicely.