Three different SD40 variants (SD40-2W, SD40-3 and SD40T-2) made for an interesting MRF, shown here setting out cars at Keenan.
DPU screams across the bridge, with its fading orange actually matching the fall colors!
So who can tell me whats missing?
In 2005, when James Schultz and I both worked at the LSRM, he introduced me to railroad photography. A few years later he left for the IC&E, and now he is back in town, this time as one of the you... (more)
Crude ore loads are almost to the Uni-Tac plant.
Empty pellet train heads north to fill up on 'da Range's specialty.
Rapids Local heads for its namesake with a strike looming in a few hours.
Young hogger James Schultz has 140 Uni-Tac loads thundering at track speed towards Alborn and a crew change.
Minntac pellets storm northward up the grade to Two Harbors.
Loaded pellets cool their heels waiting for 3 northbounds.
The last "last" Bemidji Local heads light to its namesake with regular engineer Lohrbach and old head conductor G.H.
Rare elephant style tac train heads north out of Allen Jct... unfortunate about all the new signal ugliness.
Seeing four units elephant style on the Missabe is pretty rare, and with an quickly dying breed leading!
Nice leader heads north to Minntac past the long idled signals of the Thunderbird South mine in the last rays of evening sun.
I have always thought these engines wore the BC Rail paint well. Rare leader on the Peg Transfer heading from BNSF's 28th Yard to DW&P (CN) Pokegama Yard.