Taconite pellets for Proctor/Duluth cross over the Whiteface River, north of Kelsey.
BLE 909 is south of Kelsey with a loaded ore train from Minntac.
A loaded ore train from Minntac heads south through Iron Junction for Proctor and eventually the dock at Duluth.
U793 makes a left hand turn at West Wye for a run down the Iron Range Sub to Two Harbors.
OK, they're not painted in Maroon, but just when you thought the current power situation on the former DMIR couldn't get any cooler, these things show up! CN GP40-2L(W)s 9544 and 9433 prepare to h... (more)
CN SD60 5411 and CN SD40-2(W) 5351 are up to speed with a short 48 car limestone empty for Proctor.
The last Missabe painted Tunnelmotor speeds under Highway 33 with ore empties for Unitac. A fitting way to end our vacation on the former DMIR.
CN SD50AF (1 of 4) 5503 speeds along the north track of the Kingston Subdivision at Clarke with Montreal-Chicago hotshot Q149.
A loaded ore train for Proctor/Duluth hammers the south switch at Alborn behind a trio of classic EMDs.
Minorca-Two Harbors pellets proceed south on CN's Missabe Sub.
Minntac Loads wind their way south towards Proctor Yard behind BLE 909.
Minntac-Proctor ore loads head through Iron Junction.
DMIR SD40T-3s 403 and 404 speed north with an empty ore train for Fairlane.
DMIR Tunnelmotor sisters 403 and 404 team up to haul 141 empty ore jennies north to the loop at Fairlane for another load from Unitac. The right sister was leading!
Ore loads head south at Mile 25 of CN's Missabe Sub.