Loaded taconite train makes its way into the Proctor yard under 5 inches of fresh wet and heavy snow.
A recent repaint leads an ore train towards Proctor after a heavy wet snow.
Ore loads are dragged into Proctor Yard and then to the dock in Duluth. CN 5338 has been equipped with a second air line for the Missabe's special straight air system (note the air hose up high).... (more)
Steam from an arriving ore train drifts over a road set on a nearby track.
Cold weather railroading at it's finest. It's -27 degrees below zero just before sunrise and the crew had to stop loading their train (seen in the distance) to wye the power because of "issues". ... (more)
Pennsylvania Northeastern new paint scheme maiden run between Lansdale and Telford, Pa. leaves the ESPN interchange.
A clean leader and two BCOL units trailing is reason enough to take a few photos of this limestone train as it creates a mini blizzard over the highway while they cruise track speed up the Missabe... (more)
Still looking good from a somewhat fresh paint job, CN 5264 adds color to the otherwise dreary allbeit interesting lash-up on a NB limestone train for U.S. Steel Minntac.
You can put lipstick on a pig... with all of her hood doors open for ventilation this fresh looking unit guts it out up Proctor Hill. The #5264 kept overheating and the crew had to explain to the ... (more)
Repainted 5 months ago the 5264 still looks decent. Here it leada an empty Minorca limestone train south near Proctor.
While it looks good in the morning light with it's fresh paint and new decals, it's not doing anyone any good today as it's been set out as B/O while the revenue rolls past.
A westbound CN freight crosses the North Thompson River just west of CN's Kamloops yard. The second unit is Illinois Central SD70 1019.
Three different SD40 variants (SD40-2W, SD40-3 and SD40T-2) made for an interesting MRF, shown here setting out cars at Keenan.
With a consist typical of this era, limestone departs Proctor for Minntac.