Blue skies, colorful leaves and steaming taconite pellets.
CN 2040 comes at track speed down the main past a whole lot of boxcars in storage here at Biwabik. In its heyday, this yard would have been full of ore cars and switch jobs when the natural ore m... (more)
The peak of colored leaves has come and is now gone across NE Minnesota. On this day near the peak, CN 2040 called RTC to depart Minntac only to come down and around the corner in full sun and th... (more)
Staying Together. On the evening of July 31, 2021, the trio of (ex-C&NW) Canadian National Railway Company General Electric C40-8/EF-640b CN 2040, 2017, and 2025 head past the docks in Two ... (more)
CN 2040 leads a Southbound ID through Highland.
It's Christmas Eve and throughout the land not a creature was stirring except for the crew on this U789 hauling Minntac made taconite pellets bound for Two Harbors. It was -10 degrees with a nw w... (more)
Limestone empties are powered by a GE/EMD mix approaching Keenan on the Missabe Sub.
Minorca-Proctor train U718 is southbound on the Missabe Sub approaching Sax Road with CN C40-8 2040 leading.
Minorca-Proctor train U718 is approaching Kelsey, MN with CN C40-8 2040 leading.
U718's train is southbound at Culver, MN behind CN 2040-CN 5337-IC 6261.
CN C40-8 2040, CN SD40-2W 5337 and IC SD40-3 6261 lead a short 50 car empty limestone train south on Main #1 between Iron Junction and Keenan.
CN C40-8 2040 leads limestone loads North up the grade at Spirit Mountain.
Slogging along the CN Missabe Sub as darkness sets in and snow is falling.
A loaded train of crushed raw taconite (blast furnace trim) makes its way across the Whiteface River in Kelsey, MN with a nice mix of power.
CN 2040 leads limestone loads North up Spirit Mountain.