A pair of regular leasers get the call on the morning loads out of Babbitt as they round the bend downgrade toward the processing plant in Silver Bay with the tremendous fall colors accenting the ... (more)
An empty ore train charges upgrade out of Silver Bay with an ex-San Luis & Rio Grande SD9043MAC leading the way.
The fall colors of Minnesota's Iron Range showcase themselves as Northshore Mining's morning loads split a pair of searchlight signals.
A peaceful morning listening to birds and other wildlife around the pond is momentarily broken by the rumble of these EMD's and their train for about 20 minutes as they work in unison on the two h... (more)
With only about 5 miles to go until the yard at Silver Bay, MN, it's all down hill from here for the crew as they descend into the Lake Superior basin to the plant.
Ore loads behind an all EMD power trio glide down the Northshore Mining mainline between the mine at Babbitt and the plant at Silver Bay.
The morning train of taconite bearing rock from the mine at Babbitt, MN makes it's way past the large pond near Toimi, MN at the half way point on the trip to the plant at Silver Bay, MN.
A matched pair of SD9043AC's pull empty ore cars from the shores of Lake Superior towards the mine at Babbit
CP uses another leased SD90MAC on the Detroit Lakes Sub just north of Alexandria
A pair of 90MAC's power an INRD coal train.
INRD Merom train passing through Dugger. Pete, help me out. Is INRD buying these?
A purple MAC leads CP's hot intermodal and rack train.