The 2023 edition of CN’s Christmas Express, prepares to depart Edmonton Walker Yard for St. Albert with CN 2107, CN 2112, four Rocky Mountaineer Coaches and a CN Caboose
Just about loaded out from the coarse crusher at United Taconite. in the background its counterpart is waiting for them to depart so they can then get into position to load. Both of these Dash8 ... (more)
As the sun sets on another day, CN 2107 has departed Largo and is the process of tying up vehicle traffic as they cross Highway 7 traveling south with rock from the mine heading to the plant.
Sunny day along the Missabe.
One T-Bird is all loaded up and waiting to depart while the other T-Bird waits patiently for their to load at the crusher. Sitting in the background is North Shore Track Services GP9 115 (former M... (more)
The pair of dash 8s look good in the winter light.
A T-Bird loads at the Thunderbird North Loadout on frosty afternoon. The steam plume in the background is from Minorca.
A pair of anniversary Dash8's lead a mine shuttle train south down the CN Missabe sub.
Matched Dash 8's pull rock loads from United Taconite's Thunderbird north pit down the Missabe sub and will soon be making the left turn to deliver into United Taconite's Fairlane plant property.
CN 2107 and 2112 lead a loaded T-Bird through Wolf.
A pair of C40-8s with 15th anniversary logos lead a loaded T-Bird through the freezing fog at Iron Junction.
A fog and frosty last day of 2022 as a matched pair of anniversary dash 8's move taconite bearing rock from the mine to the plant.
Heavy snow is falling as CN 2107 approaches the road crossing at Highway 7.
It was a nice peaceful wait for the train to cross over the river.
CN 730 heads back to Largo for another load of crude ore behind C40-8's 2107 & 2111.