After a mechanical failure with some conveyor belting at Two Harbors, CN 2028 was told to wye the train at Allen Jct. and come back and now they are coming off the CN Iron Range sub using the east... (more)
A maroon sandwich. As transfer power eases across the yard to head back to CN's Pokegama yard over in Superior, WI, in the distance train A439 works on doubling up their train before heading to o... (more)
Up and over the Laurentian Divide, CN 3008 is on the north side while most of the train is still climbing up the south.
Catching the last rays of sun as they head north on the CN Rainy Sub bound for the Minorca mine in a few more miles.
Hauling freight north passing through the CN Virginia yard, CN 3008 leads A439 a daily train from Proctor Yard to Symington (Winnipeg).
Moving from Main 1 over to Main 2, CN 2107 heads back to the mine while passing a mixed freight that's waiting for traffic to clear up ahead on the CN Rainy sub before they can themselves proceed ... (more)
Coming to the end of the CN Iron Range sub, CN 2004 will take the signal and hit the CN Missabe sub heading north bound for Minntac to load taconite pellets.
Coming off the CN Iron Range sub and shortly getting onto the CN Missabe sub, DMIR 406 leads with a long string of ballast cars in tow that they will shove into Keenan yard.
Ripping along heading up to the Minorca mine to load taconite pellets.
Coming back north on the CN Iron Range Sub, DMIR 406 pulls a very long ballast train back towards Keenan yard. CN is currently doing an extensive maintenance project along the line this summer.
Heading up the CN Minntac sub to load taconite pellets and passing a sleeping ballast cleaner along the way.
A pair of IC SD40-3's are tied onto a string of ore cars being loaded with reclaimed taconite pellets. These reclaimed pellets were picked up and stored here at Biwabik over the last few years an... (more)
Barking along the CN Iron Range sub with taconite pellets in tow, a trio of Dash 8's greet the early morning sun.
Back underway with favorable signals, CN 3008 rumbles along through Wolf with train A439 in tow from Proctor Yard to Symington (Winnipeg).
Storming up the Missabe Sub passing the now abandoned former DM&IR dispatcher/m.o.w. building at Iron Jct. an IC SD40-3 duo heads back to the mine.