Under a light snowfall the Kelly Lake local makes their way down the CN Keenan Sub, using the established trackage rights they have here, to deliver these bentonite clay filled hoppers to the Mino... (more)
The sun has risen further into the sky warming the air to only -20 degrees now. Much better than the -30 degrees at daybreak only a few hours ago. The DM&IR 400 leads loads of fresh baked (at ro... (more)
Loaded "T Bird" crude ore loads behind the standard GE power.
The Virginia Switcher had the odd task to bring a bad order crude ore load from the Thunderbird Mine south to Keenan Yard for repairs.Seen here passing thru Iron Jct. with a new to CN SD-60 in cha... (more)
The Virginia Switcher had the odd task to bring a bad order crude ore load from the Thunderbird Mine south to Keenan Yard for repairs.Seen here passing under Hwy 37 with a new to CN SD-60 in charg... (more)
Keenan switch heading home after delivering cars to the MinnTac plant .
Green trees and orange engines as a trio of Bessemer's roll southbound with taconite pellets from U.S. Steel Minntac.
A trio of Bessemer tunnel motors rolls a loaded ore train south through Iron, adding some nice color along the way.
A trio of BNSF units lay over in Keenan Yard waiting for their next all-rail assignment.
Southbound T Bird behind a pair of IC motors .
CN threw is a treat when they put a solid set of Bessember 900s together in the ore pool during late November. Unfortunately the set didn't last long.
T-Bird empties rolling into Iron Jct in some heavy snow.
The classic Missabe Road.
Feeling and looking like their home rails in the mountainous landscape of British Columbia, a pair of BCOL units ( and another C40-8 ) cut through the fog and drizzle of northern Minnesota while h... (more)
At 40 years old, the #406 has already been on Missabe property for 16 years!