LTV Steel (ex-Erie Mining) 4214 is finished unloading and is about to head back to the mine with an eclectic assortment of power in October of 1993. Lake Superior looms in the background.
LTV 4214 leads an unusual consist thru the unloading dock in Taconite Harbor. The Mesabi Miner has just docked in the background.
The wind is playing havoc with the dust suppression system as a loaded ore train unloads at Taconite Harbor. The Mesabi Miner is just about to dock and is taking the brunt of the dust.
A LTV empty ore train departs Taconite Harbor with an unusual consist. At least the F-unit was on the point as usual.
An LTV ore train unloads its cargo into a ship at the ore dock in Taconite Harbor, MN.
An A-B-GP-A consist slowly unloads an ore train during the last few moments of daylight. After spending two days along this line without seeing any ore trains, our patience was finally rewarded o... (more)
The sun gets lower and lower as this ore train slowly dumps its cargo into a waiting ship. Just a few minutes later the entire bridge was covered by shadows.