A GP38-2 GTW duo paired up and assigned to CN Keenan yard, the R901 job shoves back into the yard after a run to service a customer.
Slogging along the CN Missabe Sub as darkness sets in and snow is falling.
Proctor Transfer power checks the switches as they roll past DM&IR 403/215, working the E-Lead job within the yard, as train A439 prepares to double their train in the distance.
A mixed freight hits the detector at m.p. 74 on the CN Rainy sub just north of Virginia, MN as they charge north to make the run up and over the Laurentian Divide on the way to Canada.
The Illinois Central heritage unit pulls through the little town of Cook, MN as they head north into the last light of the day on the CN Rainy Sub.
A stack train heading south on the CN Rainy sub crosses over the Cloquet River near Twig, MN on a hot and muggy morning. Disclosure-there were many many mosquitos killed in the taking of this pho... (more)
The Illinois Central heritage unit heads up the daily run from Proctor to Canada seen passing through the former DWP yard at Virginia, MN as they head north on a hot afternoon.
A cold refreshing image back when it was below zero and code blue on New Year's Day compared to the 90 degrees with a dew point at 72 degrees on this last day of spring in NE Minnesota.
A mixed freight from Proctor, MN to Canada with Dash 8 CN 2020 and a trio of tunnel motors in the form of BLE 903, DMIR 409 and DMIR 405 charge north through Fairlane along the CN Missabe sub late... (more)
A trio of Dash 8's navigate the S curve leading into N. Biwabik on a nice spring morning.
A trio of former CNW standard cabs lead 145 cars of taconite pellets south in the early morning hours on a late spring day.
Through the fog comes another southbound freight from Canada rolling along the CN Rainy Sub..
Reunited and it feels so good. Last minutes of sunlight highlight the last two remaining DM&IR painted units on CN's roster. Very neat to see in 2022.
Coming up the CN Missabe sub from Proctor, MN to load taconite pellets at the U.S. Steel Minntac plant later on this evening.
Grain loads from Farina, IL going to Watrous, SK rip around the curve at Saginaw, MN about to duck under the Highway 33 bridge heading north on the CN Missabe sub.