Casting long shadows across the yard as they travel south bound for Two Harbors, MN with taconite pellets.
A TBird mine shuttle with a BLE duo as power heads south on a nice spring morning with rock for the plant.
A TBird mine shuttle heads south on a nice spring morning with rock for the plant.
An empty limestone train heads south down the Missabe back to Proctor, MN.
Hot stacks to help relieve the global supply chain issues and shortages move south on the CN Rainy Sub passing through the yard at Virginia, MN.
Was nice to see maroon working Proctor yard again. It was a short-lived stint, but it was nice none the less. She's now back working in Canada.
An all-rail taconite train departing the U.S. Steel Minntac plant located near Mountain Iron, MN the taconite capital of the world.
Rumbling along on the way to U.S. Steel Minntac to load taconite pellets.
A lengthy ballast train returns off the CN Iron Range Sub here at East Wye after dumping further south down by Two Harbors, MN as CN continues to rehab the route from the mines of the Iron Range t... (more)
A little later than normal allowed the sun to swing enough onto the nose as the once-a-week Kelly Lake local job passes a still in use old searchlight signal on the CN Keenan Sub.
Sitting. Waiting. Patience. A work block in between them and their destination is providing a time to sit and relax until things clear up and traffic moves allowing them to move. Eventually.
Turning off the CN Missabe sub and heading into the United Taconite plant to load pellets before returning back down to Proctor, MN.
Coming off the CN Iron Range Sub and now shoving into the CN Keenan yard with a long empty ballast train.
After shoving in with loads of limestone, CN 2032 is ready to depart with a cut of empties and head back to Proctor, MN.
The DPU of a southbound container train crossing over the Cloquet River near the small town of Twig, MN.