DMIR 404 and crew hustle ore loads from U.S. Steel, Minntac along the CN Iron Range Sub at Ramshaw on a great summer morning heading for the docks at Two Harbors, MN.
DMIR 403 leads 144 loads of taconite pellets off the CN Missabe Sub taking the left turn at Iron Jct. and onto the CN Iron Range Sub. for the trip to Two Harbors.
DMIR 403 leads cars of taconite rock towards the United Taconite Fairlane plant in Forbes, MN nearly completing the 10 mile trip from the mine near Eveleth, MN. The plant, once owned by the Ford ... (more)
Feeling the loads here, the engineer has his units pegged as they climb over the hill and under I90.
LBFRC winds around a curve after some switching in Sturgis. This spot was opened up by construction from a Ford dealership that went in this year.
A SpongeBob Square cab heads eastbound with Q620 on a glorious fall day.
Taking the curve at Adolph, heading to Proctor Yard.
When I shot this line last year, I snagged a pair of freshly painted orange RCP&E units. (for the first time I believe) This year was another matched set, this time a trio of ex IC&E and DM&E engi... (more)
After dropping their train at Rapid City, the LBFRC heads back home with a measly three cars, although they did match the three motors very symmetrically. This road is a lot like the RCP&E, lots o... (more)
A trio of former Alstom SD40's head east through the searchlights in Silver Bay.
QT 6920 lead, depart HENR IV Yard of Québec city.
With fall beginning to take hold in Southwestern Ohio, CSXT 4001 passes by the colorful trees at Vandalia hauling a manifest with a mix of good, classic power.
A recently new addition to the CSXT roster leads a short extra freight south on a beautiful autumn day trackside.
After exchanging pleasantries, the northbound empties crew continue north while the southbound loads crew continue south. Mine to dock to mine to dock and around and around they go.