A dirty pair of Dash 8's split the searchlights at Wolf as they head south on the Missabe Sub. for the United Taconite plant with rock.
A pair of Dash 8 CN Anniversary units provide a little color to an otherwise gloomy northern Minnesota November afternoon.
Under the cover of darkness, A northbound T-Bird train comes around the corner and sees the green signal illuminated at Wolf to keep moving on the way back to the Thunderbird Mine north load out p... (more)
A matched pair of C40-8's in the anniversary edition paint scheme rolls through the classic searchlight signals at Wolf as they move rock from the Thunderbird mine to the Fairlane plant of United ... (more)
CN has installed new "Vader" style hooded signals along the Minntac Sub and now they are operational, having replaced the old school searchlight signals within the past week or so. Here is BLE 90... (more)
Empty 56 car limestone train heads back to Proctor with a quad set of SD40-3's for power. Of note: CN has been installing new "Vader" type hooded signals along the Minntac Sub. and while not oper... (more)
BNSF's Kelly Lake Local runs over CN to the Minorca taconite plant with three loaded cars of bentonite clay.
A pair of former North Western GEs split a highway intersection on their way back to the Thunderbird North mine for another load of iron ore.
Two wide cab SD40-2's lead the Keenan Switch past the vintage DMIR code line on their way back home after a trip to Mintac.
With winter seemingly hanging on forever in northern Minnesota, snow falls again as DM&IR 409 leads 135 empties northbound for loading at U.S. Steel Minntac before returning back to Proctor, MN tw... (more)
Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range SD-M No. 310 is on the point of a ore train at Wolf, Minnesota, on the night of September 19, 1991.
Dusky skies at Wolf Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range SD9r (SD-M) No. 310 sits with a train at Wolf, Minnesota, in the heart of the Iron Range on September 19, 1991. The clouds in the dusk... (more)
A pair of former C&NW (UP) GEs power a loaded raw ore train across Highway 7 en route to the Fairlane processing plant.
An empty taconite train bound for the Arcelor Mittal Minorca Mine is still about a 45 minutes out from the plant as they continues their way back from Two Harbors, MN. The crew will load the trai... (more)
Q196 heads south with most of the CN's Executive Fleet. Not only were the cars spotless but the IC #101 was running! Isolated but still neat.