Late summer flowers provide some color as a short ore train heads for Silver Bay.
Fall colors come early to northern Minnesota as ore loads from U.S. Steel's Minntac plant roll towards Two Harbors on a beautiful morning.
CSXT 4019 leads a string of hoppers west on the Porter Branch and through Lake Station, IN.
WE 223 with the 3049 in the lead trundles through the fields of rural ohio. Also of note is the Cross Bucks without lights! However these seem to be quite common on the wheeling.
WE 223 with the 3049 in the lead trundles through the fields of rural ohio.
A pair of IC ore pool SD40-3s lead GE 2104 north with a short 17-car MRF just out of Proctor. The dark clouds from a line of thunderstorms over Lake Superior complement the paint on 6251.
Illinois Central 6251, which is usually in the ore pool service on Minnesota's Iron Range, holds a siding in the CN Virginia yard in charge of a rail train. The irony here may be that the 6251 pr... (more)
N228 gets the green light to head onto the Pittsburgh Sub (Just behind the photographer) and head to New Castle.
Entire train, single shot: Northbound VLi train U51 headed by SD40-3 #8551 photographed at Km 193, at region of Itu-SP, between the yards of Botuxim and Pirapitingui.
A rare occurrence found 403 working as the dock switch in Two Harbors. The locomotive is one of only two still remaining in full Missabe paint and lettering. Here it spots vintage Missabe ore cars... (more)
SD40-3 4006 leads CSX freight Q370 east at Arsenal on the way to terminus at South Philadelphia.
Q611 slides through downtown Fairburn, Ga with a Spongebob SD40-3 leading a SD40-2.
While tunnel motor 404 lurks overhead, the pride of the Missabe's navy, the Edna G, rests at its pier. The steam powered tug was retired in 1981 and is open for tours in the shadow of the docks it... (more)
Getting underway with empties for the taconite plant in Forbes,MN.
ACWR 6910 climbing up to the Jordan Lumber spur. See more of my work at www.vidivides.com.