Coming down the mountain with pellets from Minntac bound for Proctor. First arriving in Minnesota in 2005, BLE 909 still is plying the rails for CN in her orange paint. Such a classic girl.
An ex Santa Fe warbonnet leads the Grand Forks manifest through Osborne Road in Fridley after being stopped twice trying to get into Northtown. A little note you can see the engineer about to give... (more)
A trio of BNSF SD40-2s round the gentle elevated curve out of Clear Lake headed east for BNSF's Northtown Yard.
BNSF 6618 leads a pellet train thru the yard at Kelly Lake after exiting Hibbing Taconite property and gets the favorable signals to begin the trip to the BNSF dock facility in Allouez, WI
BNSF 6618 leads a pellet train thru the tunnel exiting Hibbing Taconite and begins the trip to the BNSF dock facility in Allouez, WI as 240 ton haul truck passes above with more taconite rock to e... (more)
CN 2119 gets a good roll-by from a CN snowman.
A pair of SD60Ms lead the Superior to Northtown freight past the Fridley Northstar Station, with a BN veteran on point.
After spending the day dumping limestone at the U.S. Steel Minntac taconite plant ( some of which is visible in the background ), CN 2016 and crew leave the property and head for home back to Proc... (more)
Cloquet Terminal has renumbered and applied full lettering to its recently acquired ex-UP MP15DC. The unit was out working the large Sappi paper mill today.
BNSF snow dozer 940027 clears the mainline through Cloquet.
A trio of BNSF SD40-2s, two in BN paint, lead an eastbound manifest through a massive snowstorm.