It's longest day of the year and the CN yard at Virginia is full of ballast trains in a variety of lengths and car types. The cars are all loaded at the near-by Prindle pit siding where they crush... (more)
A Herzog ballast train is tied down in the yard at Virginia, MN as the blue hour gives way to night and the storms moving in.
Due to a broken knuckle experienced down near the Twin Ports, CSX 3469 with it's Roseport coke loads in tow ply the rails thru Virginia, MN as the sun hits the horizon for the day.
After dropping rail along the CN Iron Range sub, CN 2038 is now tied down in the yard at Virginia, MN where it will spend the night.
A pair of ES44AC's (CREX 1504 and CP 8828) kick up some fresh snow as they race north for the Canadian border passing thru the former DW&P yard (now CN) at Virginia running track speed in the prep... (more)
DWP SD40s 5907 and 5904 show off their red, white and blue near the yard office at Virginia, MN on a less than stellar June afternoon. Although readily identifiable as a CN affiliate, the scheme w... (more)
A Loram Shoulder Ballast Cleaner works the CN Rainy Sub main slowly through Virginia, MN churning away at a steady 1.5 M.P.H. while moving rock and debris through the machine and leaving clean scr... (more)
A Loram Shoulder Ballast Cleaner works the CN Rainy Sub main slowly through Virginia, MN slogging away at steady 1.5 M.P.H. moving up to 2,000 tons per hours of material as one crewman from Loram ... (more)
Temporarily tied down for the night at the CN yard at Virginia, MN. The crew brought the train up to this point and then cabbed back to get on board another train and brought that north for the C... (more)
The crew of the Loram ballast cleaner gives a unique roll-by of CN 2341 as they take the siding through the yard at Virginia to continue southbound. The ballast cleaner was down while the crew was... (more)
CN 5610 continues it's trek south at track speed along the CN Rainy Sub at 2050 hours on the first night of winter or the longest night of the year.
This days local with a trailing GT GP38-2 has four loaded centerbeams as it heads towards Virginia.
A recently loaded train is ready to depart Thunderbird Mine.
One of the Bessemer units is in charge of the local freight heading south of Virginia on the Iron Range Sub on this code blue day.
CN manifest train rolls into Virginia MN.