The very faded "Safety First" sign on the diesel shop wall is about the only remains of the former Missabe road left here at Proctor, a town built by and for the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range ra... (more)
The Chicago, IL, to Huron, SD, freight train is just out of Waseca as they make their way west towards next crew change at Tracy. Here the train passes thru Janesville, MP 113.
BFSI ties down in Elma,NY after the crew outlaws and as the train sits the fog rolls in...
The Chicago, IL, to Huron, SD, freight train has an outbound crew aboard now as the crew prepare to head west on the Tracy Sub. This train is leaving a little later than normal today due to 3 east... (more)
The Chicago, IL, to Huron, SD, freight train has just cut off from their train to run into New Ulm to do their work. Here the train is stopped at MP 163 waiting for the New Ulm local to clear up s... (more)
A loaded grain train out of Lamberton, MN, crawls out of Mankato heading east towards Waseca. There is a good pull to get out of river valley at Mankato, and these 4 40's pull hard to lift the 100... (more)
As the sun comes up on a cool summer morning, the fog is starting to burn off revealing a Minorca limestone train and a single unit holding over waiting for the ballast cars it delivered to be lo... (more)
southbound IS coal empty with INDR crew in charge heads into the Bear Run coal loading facility
A lone SD40-3 handles a cut of interchange traffic from Silver Bay to the CN interchange at Norshor Junction.
BLE #900 North just got the signal at Adolph and prepares to blast out of Proctor.
Missabe 403 leads ore loads downgrade into Two Harbors as fall colors begin to show along the north shore of Lake Superior.
Birmingham bound train Q679 stumbles through Fairburn, Georgia at track speed with SpongeBob SD40-3 4026 leading a standard SD40-2.
IC SD40-3 6253 teams up with DMIR SD40T-3s 407 and 400 heading back to the docks at Two Harbors with 145 loads of iron ore from Minntac.
CP's train 571 rolls across the James River at Huron, SD with a 6 engine consist of all-EMDs.
On a crisp early fall morning, DM&IR 400, B&LE 903 and IC 6256 provide about the only color across the landscape as the leaves haven't started to change much yet.