Running thru the snow covered landscape as the trip towards Two Harbors, MN continues.
CN 2018 leads taconite pellets south down the Iron Range Sub at Biwabik while the snow falls on Christmas Eve Eve.
The crew gives a friendly wave to another crew as loads meet empties at the small yard at Biwabik along the CN Iron Range sub between the mines and Two Harbors, MN.
As the suns taps the horizon, CN 2018 comes to a stop on the main and will wait on the arrival of an empty train coming north on the CN Iron Range sub.
A trio of GE's show some life when the engineer tugs the throttle to gain a little speed to move these taconite loads.
With snow falling, CN 2018 splits the new still not in use signals at the small location know as Allen Jct. MN which is roughly the half way point on the return trip back to Two Harbors on the CN ... (more)
As the snow falls, CN 2018 continues the southbound leg of the trip passing through the yard at Biwabik with a destination back to the yard at Two Harbors, MN.
Snow falling and the hum of steel wheels on the rails.
CN 2018 was leading another BNSF detour train through Canada on the first day of March. A trio of BNSF units trail 2018 on the majority of their trip through Canada. The third BNSF unit, 8029, was... (more)
CN Q149 rockets through the curve at Whitby, Ontario with 2018, 8885 and 5782 for power.
A former UP C40-8 coasts down to the light at Henry House with train M302 to pickup its conductor.
M302's engineer brings the train to a slow to pick up his conductor 1/4 mile ahead at Henry House.
In a busy downtown Toronto scene, a CN freight has stopped to check out it's 2nd unit. A switcher rests nearby while a PCC car and a bus pass overhead.