A Roger Puta Photograph
Pennsylvania Northeastern SD40-2W #5342 and CSX 2717 idle in Lansdale Yard. The CSX crew will soon taxi up to get the power, the PN outbounds, and will return to CSX's Woodbourne Yard via the Ston... (more)
Pennsylvania Northeastern SD40-2W #5342 is the power for W230 this evening. The crew is shifting out tank cars filled with tallow, or beef fat.
Canadian National EMD SD40-2W No. 5338 and three other classic CN-owned locomotives lead ore empties across the Cloquet River near Burnett, Minn.
145 loads of ore pass alongside Highland Lake en route to Two Harbors, Minn., from Minntac in Mount Iron, Minn., under the lead power of four Canadian National EMDs.
Climbing the grade near Fairbanks, 146 loads of ore make their way toward Two Harbors under the lead power of four classic, and matching, Canadian National EMDs.
CN's uniquely built former DMIR ore cars roll through Hoyt Lake on CN's Iron Range Subdivision to Two Harbors, Minn., slicing between a pair of searchlight signals.
A loaded ore train heads for Two Harbors with a fleet of Canadian National EMDs doing the honors. The train is passing searchlight signals still in use on this section of CN's Iron Range Subdivisi... (more)
The MRF backs into Keenan Yard with 12 cars and CN 5317 + BLE 902 for power
The first significant snow event of the season is well underway here on Minnesota's Iron Range. U.S. Steel's Minntac plant is still churning out the taconite pellets and the CN crews are still hau... (more)
After loading out at Fairlane, a loaded ore train speeds down the Missabe for Proctor.
A pair of Minnesota Southern SD40-2W's are tied down at Luverne, MN
A pair of Minnesota Southern SD40-2W's and first-gen GP's are tied down at Luverne, MN
After changing from W905 (work train crew) to O485 (mainline crew) at Edson, CN SD40-2Ws 5263-5265-5298 continue west on the Edson Sub with ballast empties for McAbee BC.
CN SD40-2W 5263 departs the Albreda Sub at Redpass, BC for a run down the Robson Sub with a train of ballast empties.