Heavy snow hangs from the code line as an empty ore train begins its assault on Proctor Hill from the dock in Duluth.
T-Bird empties rolling into Iron Jct in some heavy snow.
An east side loader is fresh out of U.S. Steel Minntac with 137 loads of taconite pellets going past the IRRRB mineland reclaimation project at Mott Pit in Mountain Iron. Named for Fred R. Mott, ... (more)
After meeting a southbound, this northbound continues it's journey with a final destination at the Minorca mine to load these trailing 135 empty ore cars with taconite pellets.
The newly created Biwabik Job or Missabe Road Run Job has to take a little detour past the Mtn. Iron Jct. switch instread of the straight shot up to Minntac due to a Loram Vacuum unit working the ... (more)
Empties rolling north about to duck under "Steve's Bridge" near Gilbert, MN.
A loaded ore train eases down the grade into Two Harbors and catches the last rays of light on this crisp winter day.
US Steel Minntac taconite pellets are steaming in the minus 25 degree air at Highland.
A CN taconite train stops in the siding at Highland for a crew change before continuing on to Two Harbors.
Pellet train bound for U-Tac departs on an unusually warm November day.
A late afternoon thunderstorm brews over east-central Wisconsin while my train with the IC 6264 waits in the siding for Q119 to roll north.
In three years of working out of Walbridge, Oh, and four years previous, after the split, I have never seen a foreign unit on H710, the "Woodville Local", but here it is! H71023, with IC 6264 lead... (more)
Parked off the Memphis Sub near Central Station which can be seen in the distance.