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.
Hot marbles heading south on a frosty morning.
A CN freight rolls south through the woods.
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.
On the way up to the Minorca mine with limestone loads as the first significant snowfall of the season is happening.
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.
An SD60 leading a colorful train of boxcars down from Ranier, MN with a stop and Keenan yard and a destination of Proctor, MN.
Coming back north to get more marbles to take back south.
Taconite rock rolls south while a manifest rolls north on the double track portion of the CN Missabe sub.
Three Dash 8's round the bend to begin the trip back to Two Harbors reaching their destination in another seventy-four miles.
A trio of DMIR SD40-3's and taconite loads.
The Keenan Switch job pulls loads of stone south down the Missabe sub heading back to their yard which is up ahead a short distance.
Steaming pellets make their way south for Proctor, MN.