A loaded taconite train rolls southbound from Minnesota's Iron Range through Cloquet, MN among the shadows of the towns largest employer, the Sappi Fine Paper mill.
Late afternoon rolling meet between the DP units on two ore trains south of Superior. On the left is an empty dock train to Hibbing Taconite and on the right is an all-rail load to Granite City (S... (more)
As the morning shadows retreat and commuters head into the city for work, an all-rail taconite train originating on Minnesota's Iron Range and loaded at U.S. Steel's Keewatin Taconite plant makes... (more)
Having just met a westbound train at Ebner, a #9100 series ACe leads a taconite train towards Galesburg on the P-vine.
Loaded iron ore train U-KEEMAD storms up to single track at Winona. I'm sure glad they had the right unit leading!
BNSF 7612 South climbing the grade out of the Lake Superior basin.
An iron ore train weighing in at over 21,000 tons heads for Madison, IL.
BNSF train U-KEEMAD derailed in the pre-dawn hours on February 8, 2005 near Grasston, Minnesota. Later that morning, Hulcher crews are busy cleaning up accordioned taconite cars whose loads are st... (more)
Loaded Unit Ore Train from Keewatin, MN - Madison, IL. RP.Nets own James Matuska stands at the grade crossing waiting for the DPU engine to pass. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
DPU unit on loaded Unit Ore Train from Keewatin, MN - Madison, IL.
Loaded Unit Ore Train from Keewatin, MN - Madison, IL now running with DPU.
Loaded Unit Ore Train from Keewatin, MN - Madison, IL.