Loads pulled by a trio of GE Dash 8's meet empties pulled by a quad set of EMD SD40-3's on the double track section of the CN Iron Range Sub at Gilbert. With both trains moving in opposite direct... (more)
A cold and windy day following the first significant snow of the season interacts with remaining color of the fall season that still hangs on across the landscape. The colors of CN add a little t... (more)
The fall colors transition to stick season and EMD power transitions to bigger GE power in northern Minnesota.
It's 0630 on a beautiful summer morning as a train from U.S. Steel Minntac rumbles past the long out of service signals at the Thunderbird South mine spur as they continue towards the docks at Two... (more)
A bright leader on a late winter afternoon.
A train from U.S. Steel Minntac splits the signals at Wolf on the CN Missabe Sub before taking a left turn up ahead at Iron Jct. to continue onward bound for Two Harbors. Disclaimer: more than on... (more)
After a meet with it's counterpart hauling empties north, a trio of GE's with loads gets on it and starts to pull 145 cars of taconite pellets as they continue on the trip between U.S. Steel Minnt... (more)
A trio of GE's with loads hold the main and give a roll by to their counterpart, with a mix of GE and EMD, hauling empties between Minntac and Two Harbors, MN.
A nice summer morning finds a trio of new to the former Missabe GE's gliding through the yard with taconite pellets from Minntac heading to Two Harbors.
Tax day in America finds a trio of new to the former Missabe GE's cutting through a snowstorm with taconite pellets from Minntac heading to Two Harbors.
A trio of dash 8's pass under county road 666 at CN Nugget as they travel thru heavy falling snow on their trip to Two Harbors.
Running thru falling snow, a trio of Dash 8's lead 140 cars of taconite pellets south towards Two Harbors.
The new faces on the Missabe run past a searchlight signal from the days of the Missabe.
It's daybreak on a very cold morning and the fresh baked taconite pellets interact with that wind whipped cold air as the train continues south to Two Harbors.
Loaded out and departing U.S. Steel Minntac with 144 cars of steaming taconite pellets bound for the yard at Two Harbors, MN.