With the gauge cleared traffic picks up on the Iron Range.
With snow snarling rail traffic this day, standard cab C40s pass a stopped train in the siding.
DMIR 409 is set to plow its' way to Minntac from Two Harbors.
With winter continuing on the Iron Range, snow snarls train traffic. This Knox Kershaw 940 Snow Fighter works to get from Iron Junction down to Fairlane clear of 12 to 18 inches of snow deposited... (more)
The last shot of an excellent day on the Iron Range yields limestone empties headed to Proctor.
Awakened by the distinct low frequency rumble,this shot from hotel is the last of my trip.
The sun just peeked over the trees as a pair of CREX ES44s that Northshore Mining is testing this year.
Eastbound grain train on the windless prairie.
The evening shift starts at Rice's Point.
Just a small patch below the 633 on the cab, otherwise a well worn Warbonnet leader heading by the Bluff.
Just about to rumble over the diamond at Ramshaw, CN 2684 heads down what used to be Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific trackage.
Ducking under the signal bridge en route to Pig,s Eye.
Northbound at last light.
GEs, on short term lease for testing, haul ore to Silver Bay from Babbit,MN. After viewing Dave Schauer"s and Todd M's shots, I decided to try the medium view. This was early on in a very good d... (more)
One last shot and off to the airport.