I arrived with LITERALLY 5 seconds to run out and take this shot. 3 beautiful orange motors drag limestone up Proctor Hill and are shown here digging into the steep grade.
Most people find this hotel to be an eyesore, but who knows when it will get torn down, or what it will look like in 50 years? Its too bad 2 mines are shutdown so no ore traffic moving the last fe... (more)
1500 PRS dragging commerical traffic back to Proctor.
This brings an amazing spring break to a close, in a perfect way! You see, I traveled all the way out to Pennsylvania and....
1500 PRS heading to the BNSF for commercial traffic.
Money money money money....monaaaaaay! The Keenan Road Switch certainly is money for the crew. Not only did it take them 2 hours to go 5 miles, but they get a 4 man crew, unheard of in todays worl... (more)
These are quickly growing on me as some of my favorite units. They sound, look, and pull great!
Not the leader I was hoping for, but nevertheless the Keenan Road Switch heads back to its namesake from Minntac. As a consolation, the #5626 is the class unit of CN SD75I's,
Soon to be one of the youngest engineers in the notoriously high seniority based Missabe Road, Mr. Aldrich has empties for Minntac rolling at track speed through Munger at the ripe age of 20. The ... (more)
Nice looking powerset heads downgrade at Keene Creek. Now we just need the #909 washed and the IC motor replaced with an orange one! I will say that the BLE orange weathers the dull spring season ... (more)
A newcomer to the Missabe, B&LE #906 leads sister #909 and an IC unit down to the docks. Ok ok CN this was a pretty good consist. Just need a third BLE unit!
Limestone heads up the hill behind some nice, and soon to be replaced power.
Just when you thought CN couldn't degrade the Missabe any further...
Of course they had the wrong leader! Spirit Mountain is the signature Missabe shot, and maybe because of that I have not spent much time here. It is the perfect place, however, to show off some ni... (more)
Newcomers to the Missabe jogging around the wye past some old Missabe signals. Missed the shot by 1/2 a second!
Newcomers to the Missabe head off to take a nice jog around the wye. I counted 10 Dash 8's on the Missabe today, 4 of them being at Fairlane.