A storm dropped wet, heavy snow on the Twin Cities a few days ago, disrupting the usual flow of rail traffic. The bright side; a former Indiana Railroad nee SOO SD60 sits at Northtown.
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)
A long stack train, led by ES44DC 7244, passes under the signal bridge at Dayton's Bluff.
Shiny red ECOs pull a transfer from UP's yard and into Pig's Eye.
Bakken oil rolls through the Twin Cities on a cold Minnesota morning. Hopefully, someone will catch this K train on the CSX River Sub in a few days.
After the snofighters cleared trackage it was a busy day on the Missabe Sub. Here, a meet just north of Failane.
A partially loaded T-Bird heads to Fairlane.
The last shot of an excellent day on the Iron Range yields limestone empties headed to Proctor.
Canadian Pacific's track inspection train ties down for the evening just north of University.
Awakened by the distinct low frequency rumble,this shot from hotel is the last of my trip.
Twas ever thus!
SD40-2 heads under the highway.
A CSX local, with Geep 38-2 (2708 & 2715) at each end, head to Haverstraw.
A pair of UP AC4400CWs lead empties north.
The sun just peeked over the trees as a pair of CREX ES44s that Northshore Mining is testing this year.