Light units head for Tilden to pick up 50 loads of ore pellets. LS&I is expected to replace their 1974-built U30C fleet in 2008 (plus some C30-7s).
The special 1997 10-year anniversary paint on WC 3026 is holding up well 10 years after the anniversary. Even the map of Wisconsin on its body looks good.
Morning job for Tilden rolls through Eagle Mills Junction with ore empties while in the distance CN's L-540 local struggles upgrade to the junction with 10 loads and 2 empties (one of its GP40-2s ... (more)
The 07:00 Hill Job with 50 loads rolls towards Eagle Mills and eventually the dock in Marquette.
A pair of ex-BN U30Cs head light from Eagle Mills to Tilden Mine to retrieve a cut of loads for the dock.
Now in Negaunee, 3074 leads her train past the Great Negaunee Appliance Pile. Massive tailings piles on the horizon tower above the surrounding communities.
733 leads a pair of first-generation units on the former DSS&A westbound across Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
RSD-12's bring empty jennies back to Mather B Mine, long hood forward.
Loaded ore jennies enroute to Marquette.
Ex Milwaukee Road SDL-39 #585 with a westbound train on the LS&I CTC mainline in Negaunee.
Between runs in Negaunee.
Between runs at Negaunee.
WC (CN) 7514 - 7520, is at Empire Jct. and will be getting ready to head south to Escanaba, Mich.
The 7-Weigher returns to Eagle Mills light engine with U30Cs 3003 and 3010 after finishing its work in Partridge Yard.