402 leads Mintac limestone empties back into the Proctor Yard.
Limestone empties head back to Proctor.
As light snow falls and empty limestone train passes by a stopped A-438 at Adolph, just north of Proctor. Duluth/Proctor received two feet of snow between Christmas Eve and this morning.
DMIR 402 leads a full load of steaming taconite pellets from United Taconite enroute to Proctor. Temp is 25 below zero.
A repainted Missabe tunnel motor and IC SD40-3 arrive in Proctor with ore loads from United Taconite.
Two former Missabe tunnel motors lead an ore train off the former Duluth Missabe & Northern alignment and onto the former Duluth & Iron Range Rail Road, which they will use into Two Harbors. The t... (more)
These two units might wear the same paint, but their heritage is quite different. DMIR 402 is a former Southern Pacific tunnel motor while IC 6258 is ex-Burlington Northern.
After meeting a southbound taconite train, the 402 muscles north in the evening sun.
A shorter than normal taconite empty is heading toward Mountain Iron where they will take on another load of taconite. The train is only 80 cars long this afternoon with two former Missabe Maroon... (more)
The face of things to come - all three units on the morning Proctor Roadswitch are painted CN as they move Minntac limestone empties to Duluth. DMIR 402, IC 6261, and DMIR 406. At least 406 has be... (more)
A Proctor Roadswitch job works limestone loads out of Lakehead in West Duluth.
A trainload of blast furnace trim heads to Two Harbors
Escanaba MI bound ore train crest the grade out of Superior during a late winter blizzard.
Loaded "E-Rail" headed for Escanaba eases down Steelton Hill in far western Duluth.