Racing around the corner at Biwabik, MN heading for Two Harbors with fresh made taconite pellets.
The northbound empties have just cleared the tail end of the still steaming southbound loads after a rolling meet at Jones on the CN Iron Range sub.
With the sun blanketing the northern Minnesota landscape, BLE 900 continues to lead the charge northbound on the CN Iron Range sub headed for U.S. Steel Minntac with 145 empties after just complet... (more)
The engineer throttles up his 4 EMD's and accelerates 145 cars of taconite pellets continuing the trip that started at the ArcelorMittal Minorca mine and will end at the yard at Two Harbors.
A sucker hole bursts through the clouds for a split second to illuminate the nose of freshly repainted BLE 900 as it and 3 other EMD's pull 145 empties north on the CN Iron Range sub destined for ... (more)
This former Soo Line depot located at Moose Lake, MN contains many interesting exhibits pertaining to the history of the area and the history of area railroads. The depot, built in 1907, is cons... (more)
This former Soo Line Depot and adjacent freight house located at Moose Lake, MN contains many interesting exhibits pertaining to the history of the area and also the history of area railroads. Th... (more)
On a otherwise quiet and tranquil late winter afternoon, NSM 653 breaks that quiet and tranquility momentarily as it and two other SD40-3's chase the sun to the horizon working up hill out of the ... (more)
In the last light of a cold winter's day, NSM 651 pushes hard on a loaded tailings train traveling inland the seven miles from the plant to the tailing pond to unload and then return to the plant ... (more)
No longer speeding along the transcon on hot intermodal trains between Chicago and the West Coast but merely coasting across the street this former Santa Fe GP50 still earns it's keep on the BNSF ... (more)
A full moon illuminates the signals while the signals illuminate the rail and surroundings at Noimi Jct. on the CN Minntac Sub.
15,000 ton train consisting of 123 cars loaded with taconite pellets cruises down the CN Minntac Sub after leaving the plant bound for the steel mill.
DMIR 404 and crew hustle ore loads from U.S. Steel, Minntac along the CN Iron Range Sub at Ramshaw on a great summer morning heading for the docks at Two Harbors, MN.
A fairly clean BNSF SD70ACe leads 123 cars of taconite pellets off the U.S. Steel Minntac property on the start of the lengthy journey to the steel mill with the 15,000 ton train.
DMIR 403 leads 144 loads of taconite pellets off the CN Missabe Sub taking the left turn at Iron Jct. and onto the CN Iron Range Sub. for the trip to Two Harbors.