Multi-functional duct tape works great to hold a numberboard in place as exhibited by 400 as it leads a loaded ore train by a Herzog slot train stored at Proctor for the winter.
DMIR 403 and CN 6013 rest on a track at the diesel house after being towed to Proctor after being involved in a derailment of a loaded ore train at Fairbanks earlier in the week. Both suffered gea... (more)
While Badger's attractive GP9 is in the shop for work, this leased former Conrail GP15-1 (1689) shoves empty hoppers towards the plant to be loaded with sand.
Although painted over, the nose light helps identify this former Reserve Mining locomotive. Now painted in a scheme reminiscent of the Minneapolis Northfield & Southern this iron ore veteran works... (more)
A Wisconsin Northern train rolls through a snow encrusted tree tunnel on its way south after switching industry in Chetek. This line is former Omaha (C&NW) and has seen a rebirth due to fracking s... (more)
A nice looking ACe passes a sister on a plow train at Boylston. The 9096 is in distributed power mode on the rear of a loaded ore train from Hibbing Taconite headed for Allouez (Superior).
With the hills of Duluth in the distance this BNSF plow train churns up its own ground blizzard as it clears the Hinckley Subdivision on a below zero day.
Power off of an ore train holds in the clear as a CN plow extra prepares to wing back snow on the hill.
A former GN snow dozer (BNSF 940022) deposits a nice collection of snow and ice chunks on Wisconsin County Highway C as it works east. BNSF's dozers have been busy clearing compacted snow and ice ... (more)
This former GN snow dozer (972532, X-7629) creates a ground blizzard as it rolls west on the Brainerd Sub at 45 MPH. When hard packed snow gets above the rail they call out the dozers, which help ... (more)
Westbound coal empties plow fresh snow.
Westbound coal empties dust a train of loads in the Chub Lake siding.
Santa Fe silver and red might not be as fitting here as the orange and green on the trailing GE but the wind-sculpted snow bank certainly is.
This new spreader-ditcher from Harsco has been busy this winter keeping Marias Pass open. BNSF 939800.
Normally it would be tough to get the eastbound Builder in light here during the short days of winter but the perpetually late No. 8 allows for a nice shot as it enters Bad Rock Canyon east of Col... (more)