Former UP unit, later transferred to Cartier RR.
Former UP units, later transferred to Cartier RR.
Looking more like a scene from Greenville, PA than Proctor, three of the five B&LE 900s assigned to the DM&IR rest at the diesel house.
Returning empties from the ore dock
The former LMS units have certainly seen better days, but a pair of them contributes to the smoke show as they lead a manifest train out of the Proctor Yard.
The Yard Job sorts some cars in the yard. Typically there's a sister GP9 on the other end, but today it's sporting an EMD SD60F for some reason.
BLE 906 and a sister tunnel motor depart the Proctor Yard with a long cut of empty ore empties.
A beautiful pair of Bessemer tunnel motors creeps along a string of empty ore hoppers they'll couple up to for an evening run back to the Range.
Fresh up the hill, DMIR 406 pulls a load of limestone into the yard while DMIR 215 spots cars on a beautiful Spring evening. In the background, a trio of EMDs prepares to run down the hill with a... (more)
I never thought I'd ever have the chance to talk about catching maroon DMIR power on the point in the Remarks section here, especially when I moved away from the northern tier, but here it is, in ... (more)
A CN slug set works the top end of Proctor Yard switching out manifest traffic while the ore yard is fairly quiet on this sunny Saturday evening.
Four SD60Fs lead an IC and DM&IR SD40-3 into Proctor as the sun shines on the north end of the yard while fog off Lake Superior obscures the south end.
A group of teenagers staying at the hotel seem to be impressed with the sound of the Proctor Road Switch pulling hard coming around the curve at Spirit Mountain on a perfect spring day.
A road power set shoves three sets of mini quads that are bad order towards the shops in a busy Proctor Yard. There are five jobs actively moving around the yard doing various things. From the ... (more)
A yard job using road power swithes out bad order mini-quads while three other movements can be seen in the distance.