BNSF C44-9W 4684 brings a loaded vehicle train to a stop with traffic ahead at Richard Spur stopped waiting for a pair of westbounds.
BNSF ES44C4 6731 leads a Portland-Chicago stack train into Detroit Lakes, MN.
BNSF ES44C4 6506 and BNSF C44-9W 5135 lead a loaded crude oil train through downtown Detroit Lakes.
South Seattle-Chicago stacks fly east at track speed on BNSF's Staples Subs behind a pair of matching pumpkins.
The Grand Forks-Northtown manifest has a bit of color today, heading east on BNSF's Staples Sub. BNSF 3978-BNSF 3848-CSXT 4018-CSXT 7492-BNSF 1439 do the honors.
DMIR SD40T-3 400 leads a steamy train of ore loads south on the Missabe Sub between South Keenan and North Fairlane.
CN C40-8 2111 leads train U714 south on the Missabe Sub between Iron Junction and North Keenan.
IC SD40-3 6254 leads train U711 over the south switch at Alborn. CTC has recently been installed in the area.
CN SD40-2W 5338 is Two Harbors bound with 145 loads of freshly baked iron ore pellets.
After developing some traction motor issues on a run down to Two Harbors the night before, DMIR 403 sits quiet in the yard at Keenan awaiting a trip to the shop at Proctor.
Fairly new and still clean, CN ET44AC 3025 holds back a heavy train M342 heading downhill towards Pokegama Yard in Superior, WI.
The past and current faces of the "Missabe" idle in the yard at Keenan, MN.
IC SD40-3s 6254, 6264 and DMIR SD40T-3 402 follow the code line southward on CN's Missabe Sub with 141 loads of fresh iron ore pellets for the dock at Duluth in tow.
Three of CN's cleanest C40-8s bring an empty (well, mostly empty - a few of the cars wouldn't dump at Minntac!) limestone train south on the Missabe.
A loaded ore train prepares to slam across the Rainy Sub diamond at Ramshaw. Its tailend has just cleared the slow transfer from the Missabe Sub to the Iron Range Sub as the various SD40 types how... (more)