Due to washout on the North Shore Scenic Railroad's Lakefront line, this train minus the CN 2033, was trapped at the depot in Two Harbors. Today, CN rescued it and is bringing it back home to Dulu... (more)
After taking the siding to meet a northbound stack train, DMIR 404 is back underway towards Proctor yard. CN had a massive tie replacement project along the Missabe sub and the old ties are piled ... (more)
Blazing a trail up the CN Minntac Sub to clear the line using WC 300 and three IC SD40-3s.
Fresh out of the Minorca mine for a nice afternoon run for these Minorca made taconite pellets bound for Two Harbors, MN.
A couple of days before a snowstorm would hit the skies are sunny and bright as this train heads for Proctor with taconite pellets from United Taconite.
Snow tapers off for the afternoon as BLE 903 heads south down the CN Missabe Sub for home at Proctor yard.
Rounding the curve onto the CN Iron Range sub with taconite pellets from the Minorca mine being led by two former Missabe SD40-3s and a trio of former CNW Dash 8s with 145 cars in tow for Two Harb... (more)
A quiet night with the Northern Lights doing their thing in the sky and the signal at S. Fairlane doing its thing.
The local job that runs from Two Harbors to CN's Keenan yard today has three SD9043MACs in tow that were on lease to Northshore Mining's RR while they waited for their SD70ACes to arrive to be use... (more)
After heading out earlier in the day, IC 3110 and 3123 head back to Keenan Yard after switching loads for these empties at a local explosives plant.
Late afternoon sun hits the nose of this northbound empty taconite train as the long winter shadows hit the ore cars.
A peaceful day with a train rolling through the white landscape.
Pulling off the CN Rainy sub at Minorca Jct. and continue the slow slog up the grade with limestone loads for delivery to the Minorca taconite plant on this early summer morning.
Peaceful afternoon run from Proctor yard up to Minntac to load and then return back home to Proctor.