An empty pellet train traverses the landscape on another gloomy day across northern Minnesota.
A few minutes after sunrise on a cold autumn morning and BLE 903 is thundering north from Two Harbors with 145 ore cars following kicking up some of the fresh snow that blankets the landscape as t... (more)
BLE 909 adds to the colors of northern Minnesota as it heads south meeting a northbound stack train on the CN Missabe Sub.
Thunder Bay-Superior empty coke train U702 heads south on CN's Rainy Sub behind a pair of CSXT units and a former CSXT AC6000CW, now earning its keep with Progress Rail Leasing. They've got some f... (more)
A day that had a little of everything from searchlights, standard cabs, and code line under blue skies and full sun, then clouds and storm clouds dropping rain and even some snow. The crew on CN ... (more)
IC SD70 1016 and CN SD60 5463 head north on CN's Rainy Sub, testing CN's Positive Train Control system.
IC GP38-2 9622 trundles northward on CN's Missabe Sub heading to the yard at Virginia to retrieve a GREX slot train.
Immaculate CN C40-8 2028 heads for Two Harbors, MN with a loaded train of taconite pellets.
CN C40-8 2016, CN SD40u 6021, BLE SD40T-3 903 and DMIR SD40T-3 404 head north on the Minntac Sub with 145 empties for Mountain Iron's Minntac facility to load.
CN C40-8 2016 and a trio of EMDs head through Wolf with 145 empty ore jennies in tow.
CN C40-8 2016 leads an empty ore train off of the Iron Range Sub.
Minorca needed a little extra limestone on this day as a second section of U719 heads north behind CN SD40u 6024 and IC SD40-3s 6260 and 6251.
With a wild consist on the point, a loaded Herzog ballast train heads north to Canada. CN ES44AC 2826, EMDX SD70ACe-T4 1606 and CP AC4400CW 9781 provide the motive power.
Winnipeg-Superior train A438 heads south on the Rainy Sub with a block of former Saskatchewan Corp grain cars on the headend.
While the T-Bird trains have the day off, the T-Bird train crews do not! Here we see U73082 09 heading back to Keenan after lifting a GREX slot train from the yard at Virginia.