Catching just a few muted rays from the sun triple IC SD40-3's roll along with their train of ore cars hauling taconite pellets in tow and the yard at Proctor, MN as the destination.
Hauling taconite pellets down from United Taconite on Minnesota's Iron Range to Proctor yard with three IC's.
Proctor-Ranier train L567 is northbound on CN's Missabe Sub between Kelsey and Fairlane.
Proctor-Ranier local train L567 is northbound on the Missabe Sub between Kesley and Fairlane.
L567's train shoves into the yard at Keenan to make a pickup.
Loaded taconite train bound for Proctor behind three death stars hits the wide open stretch through the bog.
Zipping through the S curve at Culver with taconite pellets following along.
Three IC's lead taconite loads about to pass under the Highway 33 bridge at Saginaw as they head to Proctor.
The trio of deathstars arrive in Proctor Yard, and the crew is soon to end their journey from up north, a new crew will take over and bring the train down to the dock in Duluth.
L567's train cools its heels at Iron Junction. Eventually, they will crossover onto Main 2 and shove into Keenan Yard.
IC SD40-3 6252, CN SD60 5414, IC SD40-3 6255 and CN SD40-2W 5338 lead a short local northbound at Fairlane.
Nearing Proctor Yard limits, the crew aboard this train is about to end their journey from United Taconite, and a new crew will board for the trip down to the Duluth ore dock. All three Illinois C... (more)
The IC trio continues south through the bend at Munger, where the DWP crosses over in the background.
A set of Illinois Central units head south through Burnett with fresh steaming pellets from United Taconite.
A trio of Illinois Central SD40s bring fresh taconite pellets south on this frigid morning.