DMIR 400, complete with a little duct tape holding the number board secure, leads loads of fresh made taconite pellets down from the massive U.S. Steel Minntac plant on a cold February afternoon. ... (more)
DMIR 403 leads loads of fresh made taconite pellets through the switches at Iron Jct. and will soon take a left turn onto the CN Iron Range Sub for the trip to Two Harbors.
DMIR 403 leads loads of fresh made taconite pellets down the CN Minntac Sub on the way back to Two Harbors, MN. A part of the massive taconite plant (The Minntac plant is the world's largest tac... (more)
DME 6368 is on the point of CP 571 as it has just began its trek down the jointed rail that links Pierre to Rapid City. The train will now do a whopping 10 MPH the rest of the way to Rapid.
GTW SD40-3 5950 and CN SD40-2 5367 struggle towards Jasper with a whopping 131 cars in tow.
BLE 907 shoves down the siding to drop of scrap gons before taking the boxcar to Bennett Supply.
BLE 907, 866, and 902 lead a 6 car freight past the detector at MP 12.9 on its way to Harmarville.
Even though the docks are silent, taconite still moves 24/7 in Two Harbors.
Although delays shadowed in my other shot, its still nice to be able to shoot maroon in 2014, nearly 10 years after the CN takeover.
CP train 571 has just began its trek toward Rapid City from Pierre as a snowstorm moves into the area. Today's train is led by DME 6368 and is moving at what seems like a snail's pace on this join... (more)
WE 4000 former GTW/CN SD40 powers 661 Solo to Hartland with overflow frieght from Medina/Copley and Akron, also of note is the former NW bridge with Wooden and Concrete supports.
You quickly find out who can work in these conditions. On an absolutely brutally freezing day, the Proctor Roadswitch is hard at work switching out bad order ore cars.
The passing of CP's 571 disturbs a couple horses' feast as snow begins to fall on the west side of the river. DME 6368 is the lead motor on today's Rapid City-bound train and is still coasting alo... (more)
Work, QG 6904, at Saint-Basile on the Trois-Rivières Sub
A rebuilt CSX SD40-2 passes by Norfolk Southerns Industry yard while P76 works.