It's the last day of January, as Q384 rolls down the Selkirk branch with a duo of CSX and BN EMD's.
One of the good things about cold temps is that it generaly brings the blue skies and steaming pellets. Here is a good example with BLE 904 leading a loaded taconite train from United Taconite dow... (more)
ex-DM&IR, CN 404 is leaving the iron range, and headed to Duluth docks to unload a fresh steaming load of taconite. Mountain Iron, MN. 10/01/2006
The Manville based C761 local is returning west from Oak Island, after dropping off a long train.
A pair of EMD six axle units make up the local train of A746 which is seen spending the weekend in Opelika. Tomorrow this train will continue working the handful of customers located along this l... (more)
With some nice power up front, Q385 heads into Fostoria with a lengthy 165 car train.
IC 6251 runs up the Missabe Sub from Proctor to Minntac and kicks up some of the freshly fallen snow, dusting a CN M-343 working on setting out cars for Keenan Yard.
Minnesota Northern's Warroad Local job clears the first interlocking signal for the CP-BNSF diamond at Erskine near Badger Lake. Today's train has two locomotives running DP on the rear making th... (more)
IC 6250 storms north through the snow heading for U.S. Steel, Minntac to load taconite pellets.
CN/GTW SD40-3 5952 pulls up to Cass Street in Joliet for headroom.
A former KCS SD40-3 switches the south yard in Joliet.
A trio of SD40-3's pulling veteran Missabe ore cars southbound along the Minntac Sub after departing U.S. Steel, Minntac with factory fresh taconite pellets streaming in the cold night air while r... (more)
With the temperature barley reaching ten degrees, Wheeling & Lake Erie train 224 crosses over the frozen Huron River at Monroeville as it continues east to Hartland Yard.