The Proctor Road Switch crew shoves their train out onto the CN dock 6 for dumping. In the foreground of the docks is Wade Stadium. The stadium was built in 1941 and holds 4,200 people and is th... (more)
After switching loads for empties at a local blasting company the Keenan switch crew heads back to Keenan yard to tie up for the day.
Rolling southbound on the CN Missabe sub with 138 loads of taconite pellets trailing behind.
With the United Taconite plant and the end of their train in the background, IC 6254 with sisters DMIR 404 and DMIR 409 pull 138 loads of taconite pellets in the old Missabe era ore cars and proc... (more)
A four EMD product consist lead 145 ore cars down the CN Minntac Sub which will transition onto the CN Missabe at Wolf shortly up ahead only to transition onto the CN Iron Range Sub at Iron Jct. t... (more)
A trio of GE's lead 145 ore cars down the CN Minntac Sub and will transition onto the CN Missabe at Wolf shortly up ahead only to transition onto the CN Iron Range Sub at Iron Jct. to head to Two ... (more)
Breaking the silence of a still Minnesota landscape, DMIR 408 leads a four pack EMD consist and 145 ore cars at the control point Nugget on the CN Iron Range sub as they continue the trek to Two H... (more)
Always nice to get Missabe era signals and engines together. On duty at 0100 in Two Harbors and arriving at U.S. Steel Minntac at 0500, they began loading at 0530 and finished the last car at 072... (more)
The Keenan Switch job passes some long dormant signals along the CN Iron Range Sub as the head back to their namesake yard. These signals are what remains of tracks laid by the Duluth, Missabe and... (more)
IC 6252 and DMIR 402 lead a misc. road freight up from Two Harbors heading to CN Keenan yard with concentrate loads from Northshore Mining and wood siding from the Louisiana Pacific plant. These ... (more)
An empty ore train rolls north on the CN Missabe Sub with a planned loading at United Taconite.
A nice area to watch trains coming into and out of Chicago Union Station.
A nice summer afternoon just outside Chicago Union Station.
CN 6024 running as U-716 north pulls into the United Taconite Fairlane plant at Forbes for the purpose of loading 144 ore cars with taconite pellets before heading back to the yard at Proctor.
Four EMD's and 145 ore cars ply the rails that are the CN Iron Range Sub on a drab Thanksgiving Eve.