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.
Humming along passing through Iron Jct., MN, DMIR 400 heads back to Proctor, MN with still steaming taconite loads.
Humming along passing through Iron Jct., MN, BLE 909 heads back to Proctor, MN with ore cars used to deliver limestone to the Minorca mine.
A few minutes into their trip and a few miles south of Minorca Jct., BLE 906 heads back to Proctor, MN on a typical fall afternoon.
The dance between seasons as snow falls while the colors of fall hang on.
Curving out of Iron Junction with the crossing gates already down, CN 2000 is about to block traffic as they cross Highway 7 continuing the trip across the Iron Range Sub bound for Two Harbors, MN... (more)
More marbles on the way down to Two Harbors, MN.
Cutting through the fall foliage, a CN manifest rolls down the CN Rainy Sub.