A pair of survivor GTW units work the afternoon turn south toward Quad Lomira with the daily drag of boxcars.
CP 281 gets an odd leader, with the venerable GP38 leading a mix of 5 big CP units on the westbound manifest.
Another quality intermodal train, led by a CN thunder cab, makes the charge north through Duplainville.
As the rain lets up from a fast passing storm, this loaded Sheboygan-bound coal train crawls west on wet rails up the grade under a pair of rainbows.
After stopping in Eagle for a re-crew for late Horicon to Janesville manifest, the crew makes the classy move of adding flags in recognition of Memorial Day.
Just minutes before the afternoon sunlight will tuck behind the hills, the afternoon PRS job begins their pull up the grade from Duluth with empty vintage DM&IR ore cars in tow after a delivery of... (more)
The true heritage units of northern Minnesota.
A former ATSF GP50 leads this pair of BNSF units back toward Superior after a day's work at Rice's Point.
Meanwhile, the afternoon PRS job, led... (more)
The Missabe heritage lives on.
DM&IR 403 leads taconite loads southbound through Culver toward Proctor Yard before making the run down to Dock 6 in Duluth to dump their load for winter storage a... (more)
The steam is pouring off the hot taconite pellets on these southbound loads as they hit the straight away near Zim on a frigid -15F morning just after sunrise.
After pulling two loaded gons from Miller Compressing, the Marsh Job will shove back up the grade and re-enter the main that the 400 passenger train used to run on before completing their switch w... (more)
With their 1x1 power configuration, an empty tailings train runs down into Silver Bay among the peak fall colors.
A pair of GP20C-ECO units run light power eastbound over the Crawfish River after dropping off 8 empty ballast at the Michels pit in Waterloo
The Two Harbors loads speed by with steaming hot taconite pellets through Rollins with a fallen flag leader shining on point.
During a fairly rare move, the "Marsh Job" has just finished picking up two loaded low gons from Miller Compressing and is shoving back up the connection track to finish their switching ... (more)
The "Spirit of Magnolia" leads an odd-for-CN power duo west and north over the Nemadji River trestle toward Saunders with the short regional A403 train in tow. They will terminate at ne... (more)