With their 1x1 power configuration, an empty tailings train runs down into Silver Bay among the peak fall colors.
BN 199 has a cut of coal cars in tow as it passes the Queen of the lakes, the Edward Ryerson, under the DM&IR ore docks in October of 1993.
Freshly painted DMIR 157 and a spotless caboose, C-239 are parked at BN's Rices Point Yard south of downtown Duluth, MN, presumably during a transfer run from Proctor. 1984 was a year of significa... (more)
Rock Island F9M 4161 and GP9 1319 idle at Rock Island's Inver Grove Yard engine facility in South St. Paul. The F unit was originally built as an F3 for Union Pacific, and later upgraded to an F9 ... (more)
B&LE 900, painted in CN colors, leads two other units toward the Lakehead Storage Facility to pick up a cut of ore cars filled with limestone, which is being delivered by the Laker Joseph L. Block... (more)
Hallett Dock's former N&W NW-2 positions cars of bentonite clay for unloading at their number 5 dock in Duluth. Piles of limestone are on the right.
Three SD40-2s lead the JY local from Jamestown, ND through downtown Moorhead, MN. In just a moment they'll cross the diamonds at Moorhead Jct before arriving at Dilworth Yard.
Light power move
Some 11.8 miles off the Iron Range Subdivision on the DM&IR Wales branch is where they crossed the Cloquet River at Jordan. Based on the condition of the bridge and the sign now posted this is the... (more)
First of two runbys on this rare mileage excursion.
A passenger / inspection train being operated for the Lexington Group coasts through Proctor yard as they continue on their tour of NE Minnesota and will now travel towards Duluth, MN before going... (more)
Transfer job out of Northtown.
"Warriors Rest" & "Stampede Pass"
Train-length shot of the two "Tier 4" demos pulling the daily Superior freight into the yard.