A crew member fights a losing battle to clear a switch during the height of a blizzard that deposited two feet of snow. A large MOW loader with a plow attachment helps to clear access to the switc... (more)
Crews work to clear a major derailment in Two Harbors yard a day after a loaded ore train ran away down the steep grade into the yard. Two crew members jumped and sustained injuries but are thankf... (more)
A Bessemer tunnel motor eliminates a plow ridge as it leads a train of empty ore cars out of Two Harbors for the Minorca plant near Virginia, MN. This area received around 3 feet of snow.
CN operations at Proctor are slowly returning to normal after two feet of snow.
I'm afraid he will need more than a switch broom after two feet of snow hit the Twin Ports this week.
A northbound CN freight grinds up snow shrouded Steelton Hill in far western Duluth.
A fresh GE leads A438 while it holds at Simar on the former DW&P waiting for traffic to clear on Steelton Hill in Duluth.
The North Shore Scenic Railroad's "Christmas City Express" arrives at the Fitgers Brewery complex to load passengers for the Duluth Union Depot. This former C&NW RDC is reported to be the oldest o... (more)
A young girl dashes off the "Christmas City Express" at Duluth Union Depot during the inaugural evening for this train. This former C&NW RDC is decorated for the season and makes shuttle runs betw... (more)
A white Thanksgiving greets this northbound freight as it rolls through the Midway River valley near Proctor on the former DM&IR.
A former EJ&E SW1 that is over 70 years old picks up a much newer low emissions switcher from the BNSF interchange. This locomotive was originally built for the Modoc Railroad Academy using an IC ... (more)
Eastbound rolls out of the cloud shrouded mountains as it heads for Minneapolis.
A BN GE leads train 228 out of Northtown while a couple of SD9s sit between assignments and a Soo Line train rolls overhead.
The Cloquet Terminal's newest engine (former Modoc Academy) is shuffled around at BNSF's Belknap engine facility.
A switcher suns itself while four green SD40-2s and Cloquet Terminal GG20B 2608 wait to power the Grand Rapids Local later in the afternoon.