The engineer on this loaded ore train hammers these old girls as he gets this heavy ore train back on the move at Kelsey after a meet with X349. This train was loaded at the United Taconite plant ... (more)
An empty ore train out of Duluth pulls into the United Taconite plant at Fairlane for loading. In 2 hours this train will be loaded with ore pellets and will head back to Proctor for furtherance t... (more)
While CN is currently removing Bessemer units from their home rails out east, Bessemer 909 continues to operate on former DM&IR rails.
The M-F Western Fuels Association coal train heads up the BNSF Lee Ranch Sub to load another 53 cars of coal for the Escalante Power Plant. Google maps is full of crap with the accuracy of backroa... (more)
CN 6255 and two other SD40-3s push taconite loaded ore cars out on the dock so that the James R. Barker can start being loaded.
Saturday's Waukesha to Fond Du Lac job idles their way down Byron Hill on a very busy Waukesha Sub.
A Pair of GTW SD40-3s sit outside of Quality Rail Shops in Madison IL.
DMIR 409, DMIR 403, BLE 904, and DMIR 408 hustle 145 cars of iron ore pellets south to Two Harbors shown passing through the CN Biwabik yard on a nice but cool spring morning.
While CN is replacing Bessemer 900s on their home rails a handful continue to work the former DM&IR in northeastern Minnesota. Here Proctor rebuild 909 leads an empty ore train out of Duluth with ... (more)
A pair of BRC SD40's shove a hump job back into the Clearing Yard as various other power stands by.
A nice sampling of EMD power on a cool spring day.
With one hundred and twenty loaded hoppers, BLE 901 leads three other units south as they pass the approach signal just south of Albion on a picture perfect afternoon.
A pair of SD40s lead southbound autoracks.