Moments before going into emergency this loaded taconite train from Minntac is in heavy dynamics. The curve really shows off the trio of Bessemer motors!
Ore loads fly through Alborn en route to Proctor with a rare (MN) trio of Bessemer tunnel motors!
Just south of Kelsey this trio of Bessemer tunnel motors roars by the distant signal headed for Proctor.
Its crazy to think how many units have passed by this classic Missabe spot. Steam engines, F units, first generation SD's, SD38-2's and now, for what I believe is the first time ever (the trip) a ... (more)
Nice trio of tunnel motors ties down their train as the sun gets ready to set on a nice spring day.
Rods down, diesel style. Stirring up taconite dust this land barge thunders down the main just short of Munger as they head for Canada.
Former WSOR 701 is back for some generator work after being sold to an elevator. WSOR 4077 sits beside it with its long hood laying outside as it receives work at the Wisconsin and Southerns heavy... (more)
Local blasts through Brandon (I think) in fresh snow.
#4007 awaits more wheel work. Taken on explicit railroad property with permission,supervision, and PPE.
This former Mex Wreck unit is a long way from home as it slugs through the snow with 3 other sisters.
Oshkosh job thunders through Wisconsin with four Geeps and plenty of loads.
Who knows how long this gem will survive. Taken on explicit railroad property with permission/PPE worn.
GP38 sleeps while waiting for maintenance as an SD40 and a beautiful E9 sleep nearby. Taken on explicit railroad property with permission/PPE worn.
Highest seniority conductor out of Superior, Wi, Dave Bruns protects the shove as the twin engine beast slips around its train.
The first train on the Barron Sub. since it has been placed in service has reached the end of the line. VIP's have de-boarded the Santa Train and the twin engine monsters are running around their ... (more)