A loaded taconite train is getting ready to depart the United Taconite Fairlane Plant and head south toward Proctor. Shortly afterwards an empty T-bird will head back north toward the Thunderbird... (more)
A nice change of pace were these three EMD's on a T-Bird train instead of a Dash 8 duo that's been the norm in recent years. Here they are returning from the plant pulling up for head room to cle... (more)
A southbound empty limestone train races into a brewing storm
Six veteran EMDs lead limestone loads up Spirit Mountain in Duluth.
Under angry skies, CN 5349 leads an empty limestone train out of Kelsey with a BLE SD40T-3 second out.
Six EMD's of different flavors were making quite the sound as they climbed Spirit Mountain on the way to Proctor Yard with limestone loads.
Heading south to catch the UP 4014 and had to pull over to take the token 3/4 wedge shot of CN 5349 running south on the CN Missabe sub after they dumped out limestone at the Fairlane taconite pla... (more)
SD40-2(W)s 5349 and 5280 assemble their train at the west end of Scotford Yard.
CN SD40-2Ws 5349, 5277 and 5264 lead 104 loaded plastic/chemical cars across the North Saskatchewan River enroute to CN's Walker Yard in Edmonton.
CN 5349 leads a westbound coal train through the Frazier River Canyon.
CN 5349 west arrives with a loaded coal train at the Roberts Bank support late in the evening in 1986.
A CN wide cab veteran leads a train of steaming Minntac pellets south towards Two Harbors. The snow is finally starting to melt.
A northbound empty ore train contrasts with a white landscape on a frosty weekend day as a veteran CN SD40-2W leads a former DM&IR tunnel motor.
Westbound freight crosses the Thompson River at Lytton, British Columbia.
An all-EMD light power set that includes three SD40-2Ws and an SD60 rolls down the ramp to Missabe Junction. The Duluth school bus fleet is resting on this quiet Sunday morning.