The "City of New Orleans" heads south out of Central Station; looks like some maintenance is in order!
After departing from Gibson City behind schedule due to a technical difficulty, IC 101 pulls into the small town of Melvin for a quick stop.
During early January CN assembled 3 matched IC SD40-3s. Originally they were in order 6250-6251-6252 but were reshuffled by the time this image was taken. Still, seeing a matched set of IC units i... (more)
First rays lighting some hard to get power.
Southbound Cedar River local has 126 cars for Waterloo as they make the last 8 miles of the Osage Sub. In 8 miles they will get on the Waterloo Sub at Mona Jct., for the 7 mile trip to Waterloo Ya... (more)
Clouds begin to breakup as the sun begins another day. Here the Cedar River rumbles north near MP 63 with old school power. CN was short power in Waterloo yesterday so this mix matched consist was... (more)
CN's Cedar River local has 25 cars left to spot at Stacyville. They already spotted Osage and just left 25 cars at Toterville, the elevator in the background. They are spotting a 75 car shuttle tr... (more)
Northbound Cedar River local works towards the next stop at St Ansgar as the sun peaks over the morning clouds. This job today has what getting to be an unusual consist for Iowa. IC 6201 has been... (more)
After meeting a southbound, this northbound continues it's journey with a final destination at the Minorca mine to load these trailing 135 empty ore cars with taconite pellets.
It's a cold, early morning as an empty 135 car train rounds the curve and enters Biwabik while on the way north to the U.S. Steel Minntac in Mountain Iron where they will load taconite pellets and... (more)
The EMD logo on the "new" trucks of IC 6071 still shows as a testament to the first SD40 ever manufactured.
Loads from U.S. Steel Minntac make their way off the Missabe Subdivision and onto the Iron Range Subdivision at Iron Jct. for the trip to Two Harbors, MN.
Steaming pellets from Minntac gingerly ease around the curve at West Wye bound for Two Harbors.
Matching trio of IC 6252, 6251 and 6250 at the "new" photo location in Proctor. Thanks to a new road and overpass being built in Proctor, this is sure to be a new favorite photo location.
On a beautiful 48 degree day, a trio of Operation Lifesaver IC units thunder down the main, with the taconite dust giving the black almost a golden look.