Some tasty power pulls west across the Nashota West switch as the conductor checks the train for anything that could have resulted in the 575 axle count that the train received from the 108.2 dete... (more)
An eastbound loaded coal train approaches Zeli on the former B&O P&W Subdivision.
A loaded coal train pops out of the ex-B&O Ellwood Tunnel.
Having run the complete 47 mile NSM mainline with tailings ( fine waste rock from the taconite production process) for the mine haul roads, NSM 651 heads back to Silver Bay and is just outside Bab... (more)
Standing on the former Erie Mining Dunka Branch bridge which Erie Mining used to access the Dunka Mine shooting the NSM 1100 loads two miles out their own mine and yard at Babbitt.
This is the largest light painting scene I have tackled to date. In 15.4 minutes the scene was methodically lit using a flashlight, engine headlights and ditch lights, and engine running lights. T... (more)
"Dipstick!" Taken with permission. The photo..not the dipstick...I left it there.
DM&IR 403 leads ore loads south towards Two Harbors.
GTW SD40-3s 5950 and 5941 sit idle in Jasper Yard with a loaded CWR train.
A loaded ballast train sits quietly at the east end of Jasper Yard behind a pair of GTW SD40-3s and a SD75I under very threatening skies.
The two Proctor Roadswitch Jobs meet in Duluth. The morning jobs arrives at Dock 6 with ore loads while the night job handles commercial traffic for the mines.
Limestone train behind "classic" DMIR power.