DMIR 215, an SD38-2 rests at Proctor near the diesel shops. The unit is the last example of Missabe's arrowhead scheme applied to a unit bought new by the railroad. This was the final unit of thei... (more)
For me, this was one of the most rewarding days shooting I have ever had. I have waited since I got into photography in 2009 to shoot a true pair of Missabe engines together and once the 215 was p... (more)
2003 or 2015, can you tell? Looks like a rail train departing Proctor Yard to me...
To my knowledge the first time the last two maroon engines have been paired up since 2010, and the first time... (more)
A rare combination finds the last two DM&IR-painted/lettered units assigned together on the E-Lead Switch at Proctor on a rainy morning. This assignment is typically handled by SD38-2s 211, 212 an... (more)
Last of maroon and gold SD38s set to get underway with U-717 in tow.
Flyover view of Proctor Yard.
This used to all be ore...
Both of the remaining Missabe maroon and gold units still operating on their home rails pass at the north end of Proctor yard after a morning dusting of snow. DM&IR 403 was on a loaded United Taco... (more)
The last DMIR painted SD38-2 hustles limestone empties south.
A long view of the CN yard at Proctor, MN. Engine facility is on the middle left and the car repair shop is middle right.
What was once strictly an ore staging yard for the mines of northern Mi... (more)
A long look at Proctor Yard. DMIR 215 sits for the afternoon. A close look shows brand new ES44s passing Missabe 215.
A land of EMDs - Missabe 215 and 211 work the yard while a number of road sets can be seen on the left waiting to take ore trains north.
DMIR's maroon survivor SD38 works Proctor yard.
Heavy snow and high winds limit the day's rail fanning, but DMIR 215, working the E Lead at Proctor was still bearing the elements
And then there was one ! After last weeks wreck involving the other remaining Missabe maroon unit, the #403.The #215 is now the last unit to wear DMIR colors.Here the #215 is working the E Yard sw... (more)