CN 2006 taking ore loads south.
BNSF freight M KLLSUP1 13A and its 65 cars of mixed merchandise traffic kick up a light dusting of snow as they roll east at a swift pace along the Casco Subdivision at Alborn. The train is duckin... (more)
Northbound DMIR Lime rock train Alborn
An Illinois Central Deathstar SD40-3 and two DMIR tunnel motors break the silence on a perfectly clear morning as their ore train roars through the South Alborn control point.
After meeting a northbound intermodal at Kelsey, empty limestone train U71481 02 kicks the snow up south of Alborn as it races towards Proctor on the Missabe Subdivision behind an eclectic mix of ... (more)
A DWP detour train was running on DMIR trackage near Alborn
IC SD40-3 6254 leads train U711 over the south switch at Alborn. CTC has recently been installed in the area.
Some of the SD60's have joined the Iron Range pool for power. These trio of SD60's seemed to be used alot on the limestone trains from Duluth to Minntac Mine at Mt. Iron. Here an empty heads back ... (more)
After waiting for a northbound to clear, the MRF receives signal indication to head south with a nice lash-up of EMD products.
Steaming loads of taconite pellets travel south to Duluth just after sunrise on a bitterly cold -29F morning.
After the coldest recorded winter in history, temps were at a balmy 41 degrees today as veteran tunnel motor #405 leads limestone empties back to Proctor.
The local freight from Rainer, MN heads towards Proctor, MN with a short train of local traffic for the Iron Range, Boise paper loads from International Falls, MN; and traffic from Thunder Bay, ON
A loaded ore train for Proctor/Duluth hammers the south switch at Alborn behind a trio of classic EMDs.
DMIR Tunnelmotor sisters 403 and 404 team up to haul 141 empty ore jennies north to the loop at Fairlane for another load from Unitac. The right sister was leading!