As the suns taps the horizon, CN 2018 comes to a stop on the main and will wait on the arrival of an empty train coming north on the CN Iron Range sub.
As the snow falls, CN 2018 continues the southbound leg of the trip passing through the yard at Biwabik with a destination back to the yard at Two Harbors, MN.
A trio of GE's run south through Biwabik yard with their steaming train in tow rolling past a string of vintage Missabe ore cars which will be stored here for the winter. Also spending some time h... (more)
Veteran Missabe ore cars and a classic searchlight on a clear night anytime within the last 50 years.
Sunny winter days and all EMD consists moving taconite trains across the Iron Range of northern Minnesota.
A 96 car string of old Missabe/DMIR ore cars are setout on a storage track at Biwabik for the winter. During the summer months, these cars are used in BFT service between the mines and Two Harbor... (more)
Tied onto a string of sand cars recently pulled out of storage, GECX 7368 watches as three big GE's come roaring down the main with loads of taconite pellets in tow.
Running thru a sliver of sunlight, IC 6252 leads 145 empty ore cars around the curve at Biwabik heading up to the Minorca mine for loading.
A nice summer morning finds a trio of new to the former Missabe GE's gliding through the yard with taconite pellets from Minntac heading to Two Harbors.
Tax day in America finds a trio of new to the former Missabe GE's cutting through a snowstorm with taconite pellets from Minntac heading to Two Harbors.
Under dark and rainy skies, a quad set of EMD's make their way south on the CN Iron Range sub with 145 ore jennies of Minntac made pellets following.
Running thru falling snow, a trio of Dash 8's lead 140 cars of taconite pellets south towards Two Harbors.
The new face of the Missabe ore trains looks like this, and I'm still trying to decide whether I like it or not.
Six hundred four axels roll south on the CN Iron Range Sub on a nice winter's afternoon..
It's daybreak on a very cold morning and the fresh baked taconite pellets interact with that wind whipped cold air as the train continues south to Two Harbors.