The UP 'MIR' job has tied down for the night on the Olympic Steel spur with 3 coil cars.
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)
Race of the Lucky 7's! Both trains are moving as Soo Line 737 and BN 7077 drag race each other thru Newport, MN in November of 1988.
After yesterdays heavy snows across the area have subsided, United Taconite was able to restart their mining operations and the CN served mine was able to load a train of 119 cars with taconite ro... (more)
Having just left Keenan yard, BLE 902 and crew sit basking in the suns rays at N. Fairlane waiting on a CN land barge that's coming up the CN Missabe Sub. Once it clears its back underway for Pro... (more)
What a difference a day makes. Twenty four hours earlier northern Minnesota's Iron Range was being pummeled by heavy snow and strong winds during the first snow event of the season and now the ski... (more)
A ridiculous amount of snow is falling and the winds are whipping but the trains are running. CN 9433 rolls off the CN Iron Range Sub and onto the CN Missabe Sub at Iron Jct. with its short train... (more)
The first significant snow event of the season is well underway here on Minnesota's Iron Range. One of the few reasons the mine shuts down is due to poor weather and there is indeed some weather ... (more)
The first significant snow event of the season is well underway here on Minnesota's Iron Range. Train crews are running and the railroad's support staff is helping out as much as they can to keep... (more)
A trio of former DM&IR SD40-3s lead 139 ore loads south toward Proctor as the season's first snow storm hits.
The CP-BN transfer is pulling out of the Minnesota Commercial yard at St. Anthony enroute to BNSF Northtown Yard.
A good sized CP train heads east on the BNSF Midway Sub. This train used the newer connection track near Marshall Street on the CP Paynesville Sub to access the BNSF at 35th Avenue; thus avoiding... (more)
Delaware & Hudson to Boston & Maine to Union PacificSpotted in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on a sweltering July 23, 1999, in Union Pacific GP39-2 2732. Built in March 1976 as Delaware &... (more)
A pair of EMDs, including a former ATSF snoot-nosed SD40-2, are seen working in the yard at Willmar. The Dash 9s continue to sit on the sidelines.