8218 will be one of the SD60 variants back on the rails, not long after this was take. 4663 will need some attention to repair damage sustained when the trestle over Rice Creek collapsed under it.
Back when the dead line at Northtown was mainly Oakway SD60s.
Morning rush hour in and out of Pig's Eye.
Two GP9s work sans their slug partner on the E lead.
Recrewing at Shelton Junction, after loading at United Taconite are a pair of standard cab C40-8s.
Flying over CN's Proctor Yard. Elevation, is indeed, everything.
My first view of Minorca.
A long look at Proctor Yard. DMIR 215 sits for the afternoon. A close look shows brand new ES44s passing Missabe 215.
Getting underway with empties for the taconite plant in Forbes,MN.
Getting underway with pellets for the dock in Duluth.
The evening shift begins at Rice's Point.
Off to dump tailings.
While a Snow blower cleans the switches of snow and ice ahead, two trains wait. CP crew member shovels the front porch of SD40-2 6028.
12 to 18 inches of snow fell on the Iron Range overnight, leaving trains waiting for tracks to be cleared.
DMIR's maroon survivor SD38 works Proctor yard.