The Pan Am Geometry FRA Train extra pulls out of Mechanicville yard.
Heavy snow is falling as CN 2107 approaches the road crossing at Highway 7.
Freshly baked pellets and raw unprocessed ore meet at Cleveland-Cliffs Fairlane Processing Plant.
CN C40-8 2029 leads ore loads South through Brimson.
CN C40-8 2029 leads ore loads South through Allen Junction.
CN C40-8 2029 leads ore loads South through Biwabik.
CN 2025 leads a ore train South through Zim.
Having to pause here at Allen Jct. for a meet, the signals are now green and it's back on the throttle towards Two Harbors, MN.
Loads south meeting empties north on the curve at Biwabik with a fall color backdrop.
A trio of Dash 8's with one hundred forty-five loads of marbles destined for Two Harbors roll through peak fall color.
It was a nice peaceful wait for the train to cross over the river.
After delivering limestone to the Minntac plant that turns into a backhaul of blast furnace trim with CN 2004 leading the way south to Proctor, MN.
Coming back north to get more marbles to take back south.
A trio of C40-8's slowly take the turn at the Iron Junction for Two Harbors with another load of taconite.
Taconite rock rolls south while a manifest rolls north on the double track portion of the CN Missabe sub.