A matched pair of BCOL GEs greet the sunrise as they lead train 568 into Proctor Yard on a frosty morning.
A pair of SD60Fs roll a loaded ore train towards Proctor. These units are two of four SD60Fs assigned to the Missabe to help with motive power needs. Nice to get a pair together.
Limestone headed for the Minorca Taconite plant.
CN 5298, CN 5537, CN 5304 bring another cut of limestone up Proctor Hill.
Limestone empties return from Minntac to Proctor on a cold Thanksgiving day.
In a once in a lifetime shot, we see former DMIR SD18 #193 mingling with current DMIR SD40-3 #403 as the Safety First logo stands guard atop the diesel house, albeit fading away.
"New" Missabe power thunders past the soon to be replaced searchlight signal at N. Coons. They were absolutely rolling.
Train A-439 rolls past mechinical department employees who have just forcefully removed a bad order ore car from an adjecent track.
The end is near for the remaining 200 or so steam-era low side "regular" ore cars still in service. Here one that is bad ordered is removed from its train by crane and rolled off to the side of th... (more)
Empty limestone train from Minntac arrives back at Proctor after a nice snowfall.
Minorca limestone empties arrive back at Proctor with some of the 200 remaining veteran "low side" DM&IR ore cars still in service.
Breaking into nice sunshine is this empty limestone train from Minorca with some of the 200 or so remaining veteran "low side" DM&IR ore cars still in service.
Morning roadswitch eases ore loads down Proctor Hill for Duluth.
This image has the feel of Halloween as brand new 8919 is viewed through the steam rising off ore cars at Proctor.
A busy summer afternoon at Proctor has the slug set in action.