An area high school softball team has stopped for a celebratory treat at the locally famous Red Onion as CP keeps intermodal traffic moving through town toward Vancouver.
Limestone loads being delivered to Minorca. One of the three "ingredients" needed for taconite production. The other two: Iron ore and bentonite clay.
After dropping off the conductor, DMIR #193 throttles up as they prepare to pull 130 cars by the South Switch and Palmers and pickup the four cars that were set out the day before.
Great looking pair of iron ore veterans bring 130 all rail taconite cars back to the BNSF after being stored all winter. This train was brought up when it was -30, quite the change! This is a not ... (more)
DMIR SD-M 316 (a rebuilt SD18) leads heritage paint scheme SD9 No. 129 and another SD18 as the ore train descends Proctor Hill approaching the Duluth ore dock near 40th Ave. W. in Duluth, Minn. Th... (more)
SOO 4598 and CP 2217 are assigned to the auto rack loading facility in Cottage Grove. Today, they're visiting the Hastings rail yard to pick up some racks and bring them to their post.
MNNR 35 leads the Minnesota Commercial Bayport Job past Hazel Park Jct. (MP 6.5) on the UP Altoona Sub.
A switch crew uses a four-unit road set to position empty ore cars into the outgoing yard at Two Harbors while the CN-owned 1000-footer Edgar B. Speer takes on a load of Minntac pellets.
Rush hour begins in Duluth and a BNSF transfer job heads south parrallel to I35.
Tighter view of ore cars pushed onto the dock in order to begin loading onto the boats.
Sparkling clean 8427 awaits visitors for National Train Day at Duluth Union Depot, home of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. The depot was built in 1892 and served NP, GN and DM&IR.
A little street running action on Rices Point along Duluth's industrial waterfront on a Friday afternoon as they work to keep the customers happy.
The Empire Builder at the restored St Paul Union Depot on National Train Day.
Flyover view of Proctor Yard.