A couple of days before a snowstorm would hit the skies are sunny and bright as this train heads for Proctor with taconite pellets from United Taconite.
Snow tapers off for the afternoon as BLE 903 heads south down the CN Missabe Sub for home at Proctor yard.
Rounding the curve onto the CN Iron Range sub with taconite pellets from the Minorca mine being led by two former Missabe SD40-3s and a trio of former CNW Dash 8s with 145 cars in tow for Two Harb... (more)
A quiet night with the Northern Lights doing their thing in the sky and the signal at S. Fairlane doing its thing.
The local job that runs from Two Harbors to CN's Keenan yard today has three SD9043MACs in tow that were on lease to Northshore Mining's RR while they waited for their SD70ACes to arrive to be use... (more)
After heading out earlier in the day, IC 3110 and 3123 head back to Keenan Yard after switching loads for these empties at a local explosives plant.
Late afternoon sun hits the nose of this northbound empty taconite train as the long winter shadows hit the ore cars.
A peaceful day with a train rolling through the white landscape.
Pulling off the CN Rainy sub at Minorca Jct. and continue the slow slog up the grade with limestone loads for delivery to the Minorca taconite plant on this early summer morning.
Peaceful afternoon run from Proctor yard up to Minntac to load and then return back home to Proctor.
Taconite loads rolling south for the yard at Two Harbors, MN
Pulling taconite loads down the CN Missabe Sub through the Zim/Sax bog on an early morning run back to Proctor yard.
Leaving the U.S. Steel Minntac property behind with loads of taconite pellets with the next stop scheduled for the yard at Proctor, MN.
A long L567 (484 axels long) makes its way north through Virginia, MN as they travel up to Ranier, MN with mixed freight and colorful boxcars. The yard is busy this morning with several different... (more)