The dynamics are howlin' as DMIR 405, CN 5318 and IC 6252 lead ore loads down Spirit Mountain.
An Illinois Central SD40-3 leads two DMIR tunnel motor repaints on a loaded taconite train as it heads through Burnett and towards Duluth.
Two loaded taconite trains are at the lead into Proctor Yard on a sunny March morning. IC 6252 in death star paint is in the lead of one as it pulls into the yard while the other waits.
An EX-DMIR Tunnel Motor leads a CN taconite train onto the Ore Docks in Duluth.
DMIR 405 SD40T-3
CN 5318 SD40-2W
CN 5349 SD40-2W
With an Illinois Central SD40-3 on the point, three EMD's haul a heavy taconite train into CN's Proctor Yard on their way to the docks in Duluth.
A trio of EMD SD40's leads iron ore train U717 as it heads towards Duluth, about to cross Sax Road in Sax, Minnesota.
DMIR 405 and two CN SD40-2W's are just completing loading of their train or iron ore taconite pellets at the Fairlane Processing Plant. Once loading is complete the train will be recrewed for its ... (more)
An Illinois Central SD40-3 in death star paint leads loaded taconite ore train as it passes through a s-curve just south of Culver, Minnesota on its way to Duluth.
Diesel exhaust and taconite pellet steam fills the air behind CN U717 as Illinois Central SD40-3 6252 leads the heavy train towards Duluth.
IC deathstar SD40-3 6252 leads loaded taconite train U717 as it traverses the Minntac Sub towards Proctor Yard, passing under the Rainy Sub in Munger, Minnesota.
Loaded iron ore train CN U717 crosses over the Whiteface River in Kelsey, Minnesota behind a trio of EMD's.
IC 6256 splits the signals at the Fairlane control point on the Missabe Sub as it leads a steaming train of taconite pellets south.
An Illinois Central Deathstar SD40-3 and two DMIR tunnel motors let out a puff of smoke as they haul a heavy train of taconite pellets towards Duluth. The train is about to clear the N. Coons cont... (more)
An Illinois Central Deathstar SD40-3 and two DMIR tunnel motors break the silence on a perfectly clear morning as their ore train roars through the South Alborn control point.
A trio of EMD SD40 locomotives haul U717 through the Control point at South Kelsey. The ore train pounded south on the mainline while a northbound manifest freight held in the siding.