Probably as far north as they have ever been. Two EJ&E units are spotted in the former DWP Yard at Virginia, MN. The 662 is the Virginia Switch that came up from CN's Pokegama Yard in Superior, ... (more)
A Canadian National stack train blasts thru the former DWP Yard at Virginia while the recently assigned to northern Minnesota EJ&E 660 watches from track two with a ballast train.
After a brief thunderstorm passes and the sun returns for a perfect evening, the EJ&E 660 sits tied to a Herzog unit train of ballast hoppers at the former DWP yard in Virginia, MN
EJ&E 660 prepares to lead a ballast train northward out of the former DWP yard at Virginia and past a track crew installing new grade crossings. The EJ&E 660 has been recently assigned to norther... (more)
EJ&E 660 leads a ballast train northward out of the former DWP yard at Virginia and past a track crew installing new grade crossings. The EJ&E 660 has been recently assigned to northern Minnesota... (more)
Illinois Central 6255 leads two DM&IR units and 130 loads of iron ore past milepost 74 on the CN Rainy Sub heading for Two Harbors, MN.
09:30 T-Bird departs the mine with 88 loads and two idler cars.
Two T-Birds meet at Largo.
The only repainted DM&IR SD38-2 teams up with sister 215 (ex-B&LE 892) on a crude ore train.
CN 8842 + 5642 lead a northbound intermodal through Virginia
Meet between the Keenan Switch and a Minorca ore empty.
Highest numbered remaining Missabe rebuild in service.
Retired DM&IR 223 and 207 sit in the frigid -18F cold in Virginia awaiting shipment to Homewood for scrapping.
DWP? What DWP? All traces of the Peg have been wiped out at Virginia, where a CN SD40-2Q rests beside a CN building with a CN truck parked alongside. This is where the former Peg roundhouse once... (more)
DMIR 223 and 207 are dead and drained at Virginia awaiting shipment to Homewood for scrapping. Just two weeks ago they were working the T-Birds out of Forbes.