GECX ET44AC 2043, BCOL Dash 8-40CMu 4605, ES44DC 2247, SD60 5424 lead CN 417 down the west bank of the Thompson River Canyon.
With the tail end of the 135 car train still rattling the old Missabe era steel bridge over the Cloquet river, this U717 pellet train continues it's trip south towards Proctor, MN.
A T-Bird mine shuttle from the pit coarse crusher glides down the Missabe sub as it heads to the processing plant.
Heading back to Two Harbors about to cross the former DWP Rainy sub at Ramshaw under clear (but cold) blue skies.
Departing Minntac under the code blue skies provided by the polar vortex. Temperature was a fresh -28 degrees with an added wind chill.
Coming up from Two Harbors, MN, a BLE trio is on the Minntac sub and will be arriving at the U.S. Steel Minntac plant shortly to begin loading 145 cars off the west loadout silo before returning b... (more)
CN 3044 takes the siding at Lake Cormorant to meet northbound C759.
A veteran cowl leads Montreal-Chicago intermodal train CN 149 as it rounds a curve with CN 2401, GECX 7395 & CN 2203 for power.
Snow falls and darkness approaches as trains and crews shuffle around the CN yard at Proctor, MN
Three matched classic EMD SD40-3's and 135 ore cars filled with 14000 tons of taconite arrive at Proctor yard as darkness begins to descend along with the snow.
Gliding through the S curve at Culver, MN as the snow falls.
CN C40-8 2122 (former UP 9087-nee C&NW 8575) with CN C44-9W 2629 E/B at Riviere-Blue, Quebec. April 29, 2014.
CN SD70M-2 8860 and BC Rail Dash 8-40CMu 4610 lead a westbound intermodal south from Spences Bridge.
GECX 2043, BCOL 4605, CN 2247 and CN 5424 lead Edmonton to Vancouver train 417 through Ashcroft.
The Mississippi River is overflowing its banks into the low land of Arkansas while in downtown Memphis IC 9620 works the Sugar Services Yard off the CN Memphis Sub with a former ICG GP38-2 built i... (more)