With extensive trackwork on the Iron Range Division during the fall of 1999 causing congestion, the DM&IR ran a special freight move from Duluth to Two Harbors. Here the train is rolling along the... (more)
Due to bridge work in Duluth in 1999 the Missabe used its trackage rights over the North Shore Scenic Railroad and ran light engines from Two Harbors to Duluth to pick up seven freight cars. Here... (more)
A nice power set leads CP's train 483 that operates between Minneapolis and Superior.
Ore empties head north through Wolf and onto the short Minntac Sub for another load from Mountain Iron.
A loaded ore train for Two Harbors, MN knocks down the light at Ramshaw and prepares to pound across the Rainy Sub interlocking.
IC SD40-3s 6260 and 6256 team up with BLE SD40T-3 903 coming off of the Missabe Sub at Iron Junction and onto the Iron Range Sub for a run to Two Harbors with 145 loads of fresh taconite.
F/8, ISO 100, 172 sec Exposure.
A U-717 with 141 cars is loaded out and ready to depart United Taconite at 2200 hrs. with DM&IR 403 in charge of the trip back south to Proctor. A green glow from the yard signal and the plant it... (more)
The curve does a good job of hiding the trailing CN motors, as this limestone train blasts out of Proctor headed for either Minntac or Minorca.
Three road units off a Minntac ore train have come to the rescue of a Proctor Roadswitch with two units that stalled on the 2.2% of Proctor Hill with ore empties.
Taconite loads from United Taconite for Duluth docks
A pair of SD40s have brought an empty train up from the dock in Duluth.
With 403 hiding CN-painted sister 404 this train looks like the Missabe of old.