You can almost hear a cry for mommy as EJ&E 665 sits alone in the small yard with it's back to the thunderstorm that's moving in.
A chill in the air, colors starting on the trees, jackets on the folks walking the Lakewalk and...STEAM!! The SOO 2719 leads the way for another fall of steam excursions on the North Shore Scenic... (more)
Returned earlier this spring to Rush City in it's 1960's NP stlye livery from the Thief River Falls Independent Locomotives Services paint booth, this GP9 joins the other member of the fleet, the ... (more)
DM&IR 403 leads 136 loads of iron ore pellets over the St. Louis River bridge after leaving Minntac.
Once used to switch hoppers of ballast rock in northern Minnesota, this ugly duck of a locomotive now calls Superior, Wisconsin home as it's primary job is to be around the Murphy Oil facility.
SOO 2719 on the North Shore Scenic Railroad mainline heading into Duluth so the crew has to be a little extra careful nobody is on the tracks.
CN 5500 and CN 5709 team up on a T-Bird taconite train and are about to shove under the load-out and fill 96 cars with raw taconite from the mine.
The crew members park their ride and take a break from switching loads and empties at the large CHS elevator in Superior, WI. Soon enough they will be back at it with this nice looking SW9 provid... (more)
The only SD38-2 of the former Missabe to receive a CN paint job, DM&IR 212, works the Keenan Switch Job returning from switching the Dyno Noble (MinnEx) explosives plant near Biwabik, MN.
Two Dash-8's with the special paint scheme celebrating 15 years of privitization team up to work a T-Bird train on the former Missabe.
One of only two jobs scheduled on the former Missabe, the Keenan Switch returns towards the yard at Keenan after a pick up at Shelton Jct. Last year at this time there where twenty eight jobs sch... (more)
A matched trio of SD40-3's break the silence of a crisp fall morning as they roll thru a frosty Biwabik yard with their train of steaming taconite pellets bound for Two Harbors, MN.
DM&IR 215 leads a T-Bird south towards the Fairlane plant with 98 loads of raw taconite on a perfect late fall afternoon.
The CN SD60F, CN SD75I and a DM&IR SD40-3 pull 144 steaming loads and eight empties southbound down the Missabe Subdivision and a January afternoon with temps. near 30 degrees--above zero!