Loads meet empties.
The snow is tapering off as IC 6255 storms north to load at the west pocket and weigh at the east pocket of U.S. Steel Minntac before returning to Two Harbors under the cold weather operations rul... (more)
A Proctor roadswitcher brings Fairlane loads down the hill towards the docks in Duluth.
CN 6255 and two other SD40-3s push taconite loaded ore cars out on the dock so that the James R. Barker can start being loaded.
CN SD40-2 IC6255 is seen leading a eastbound loaded taconite train from Minntac to Two Harbours at Biwabik - 25/03/2012
After waiting at Virginia, MN for two north bound trains on the CN Rainy Sub and then waiting at Wolf for another north bound train on the CN Missabe Sub. this 1.5 million dollar taconite train is... (more)
With 144 loads of taconite pellets in tow, IC 6255 takes the siding at Virginia, MN to let two northbounds keep rolling towards the Canadian border. This is the former DW&P yard.
A million dollars of ore blasts down the hill for Two Harbors with a nice wave from the engineer.
Three SD40-3's pull 135 ore cars full of new taconite pellets southbound through Biwabik on the way to Two Harbors, MN.
Empties for U-Tac are having a hard time getting up the grade at Munger. Scenes like this could be coming to a close soon...
Once a proud depot on the Missabe, now the depot at Saginaw rots away.
IC 6255 leads an empty ore train off of the Iron Range Sub and onto the Missabe Sub at Iron Junction.
CN 6255 and company come down from U.S. Steel Minntac's east side loading pocket passing a contractor in charge of removing some of the extra trackage in the Mtn. Iron yard.
Go towards the light! With frost on the ties and vegitation and fog in the air, a matched trio of SD40-3's head east into the sun, which has just cracked the horizon on a crisp fall morning. Th... (more)
A matched trio of SD40-3's break the silence of a crisp fall morning as they roll thru a frosty Biwabik yard with their train of steaming taconite pellets bound for Two Harbors, MN.