An empty limestone train eases down the ramp to Missabe Junction while a Proctor Roadswitch crew positions an ore train for dumping.
A pair of former Reserve Mining SD18s rest in the deadline. The 1232 is serviceable and is used on occasion.
The last active caboose on the DM&IR brings up the rear of the MRF on this day (April 20) in 1999. The caboose was being used in Two Harbors as a shoving platform and was headed to Proctor for ma... (more)
Soo Line EMD SW9 No. 2114 sits beneath the towering twin water tanks at Soo’s Shoreham Yard roundhouse on November 18, 1984.
The Lehigh Valley Heritage unit leads a colorful consist and loaded oil cans east.
In the last light of 2013, DMIR 405 rounds the bend and turns away from the sun heading to Two Harbors with loads of taconite pellets from U.S. Steel Minntac.
The old girl lives! DMIR 403 has been through a lot this year already. Involved in a wreck at Fairbanks earlier this year and at the time it's fate was unknown. CN brass decided to repair it and... (more)
The FP7 demonstrator in freight service in 2014?! After running this fine unit the day before I took this day for pictures of the very rare move. Here they are seen descending Lemon Drop Hill with... (more)
Missabe fans will recognize this as being very near to where the DM&IR's Endion Yard was located until the freeway was built. In the 1980's the line was sold and is now operated by the North Shore... (more)
We'll leave the light on. Loram's RG 314 is tied down for the night in the yard at Virginia.
Another CN mixed freight. Another snowstorm. Just another day in northern Minnesota.
Many SD60M's in UP's fleet have seen better days, this one is no exception!
They look good anywhere, don't they? A large horse of a different color hangs out deep in CN territory holding the air on a 195 car empty ore train. The train is an "E-Rail" running be... (more)
As the "blue hour" gives way to night, the CTRR employees on board CTRR SW1 #33, which was built in 1941, switch and move cars around in the various yards and trackage inside the Sappi M... (more)
It's a cold morning as crew members prepare their rail grinder for a day of grinding rails for CN.