A perfect A-B-B-A set of F9s pulls a loaded taconite train on a LTV Steel Mining Company eastbound train exiting Cramer Tunnel at Cramer, Minnesota, on September 24, 1994. The lead locomotive, F9A... (more)
A northbound empty taconite train crosses a trestle near Cramer, MN on June 20, 1997, led by F9A No. 4211.
The ABBB set of Cliffs Erie locomotives and 24 cars of chips and fines pokes their head out the west portal of Cramer Tunnel as they continue inland from Taconite Harbor back to CLiffs Erie proper... (more)
An A-B-B-A set of EMD F9s of LTV Mining Company (former Erie Mining Co.) exit Cramer Tunnel with an empty taconite ore train and curve by some of Minnesota’s autumn color on September 24, 1994.
From the top of the ridge that made Cramer Tunnel necessary is a view of changing autumn colors of Minnesota’s northwoods and an eastbound LTV Mining Company ore train curving toward bore. The thr... (more)
F9 in motion: LTV Mining (former Erie Mining Company) F9A No 4212 leads an empty ore train west through Cramer, Minnesota, in a panned photo on September 24, 1994.
One of the Erie Mining company's F9(A) units and three B units seen in better days when they were used to haul cars of pellet remains and fines after workers cleaned out the Taconite Harbor dock. ... (more)
A LTV (former Erie Mining) train heads east for Taconite Harbor at Cramer Tunnel, Minnesota, on a beautiful September 20, 1991.
LTV Mining (former Erie Mining) F9s in a perfect A-B-B-A consist, lead an empty ore train west through the Cramer Tunnel in Minnesota.
As I searched the database at RPN I found only one other shot of an Erie Mining train that wasn't powered by the F9s. Here I believe C420 4219 heads up a limestone train headed to Hoyt Lakes
I spent a few days in Northern Minnesota during the Fall of 1999 trying to get the LTV F's. Weather was non- cooperative at the best and we had one perfect day. With typical luck, the best day we ... (more)
A 5-pack of F9's (ABBBA) drop off a cut of taconite cars at tunnel siding.
The famous Cliff Erie F9 units bring up another cut of cars to drop off at tunnel siding.
An A, and 3 Bs, set of F9s works a loaded taconite train eastbound near the Cramer Tunnel on a fine Fall morning.