The classic Missabe Road.
Back in the days when maroon and gold roamed the Iron Range in abundance.
A "hospital train" of 12 former LTV Steel Mining Company Alcos head south to new owners. There are ten RS11s (7204, 7206-7208, 7211-7216) headed to the M&E and a C420 (7220) and C424 (7230) bound... (more)
The rainbow of CN can be seen with regularity here.
Going out in a blaze of glory. The final ore train from Evtac's Fairlane plant is stopped at milepost 51 after having started a major brush fire. The crew noticed their units were throwing carbon ... (more)
Winter arrived this week with 5 inches of snow Thanksgiving evening and temps around zero this morning. The low morning sun gives this image a cold feel.
Eastbound Ethanol at Silvis Yard.
Westbound IAIS train leaves Silvis entering East Moline,IL..
A trio of GP38-2s head east down CP's River Subdivision. Lock and Dam 5 can be seen behind, on the Mississippi River.
Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range SD38-2 No. 204 heads a southbound taconite ore train at Iron Junction, Minnesota, on September 10, 1989.
EJ&E 674 is looking good in the early morning sunlight, as it departs Seneca/Oxbow.
On a sunny morning, EJ&E 674 leads a CN GP40-2LW out of Lemont.
Two of railroading's greats, the Elgin Joliet & Eastern and the Grand Trunk Western, roll north out of town.
Southern Pacific's SD38-2 locomotives were somewhat unique on the railroad when delivered in 1973, as they were ordered without the SP-standard signal lights on them - just the EMD-standard nose h... (more)