Rolling into the early morning sunlight for a meet with an empty northbound.
After a meet with a northbound mty, CN 2020 is back underway towards Two Harbors, MN with Minntac taconite pellets.
Reaching the half way point, CN 2028 is south on the CN Iron Range sub at Allen Jct. with 145 loads of still fresh taconite pellets following behind.
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 quartet of SD40-2W's with taconite pellets in tow rumble southward through the small community of Allen Jct. passing by some M.O.W. equipment being stored in the small yard located there.
A sweet sounding four pack of classic EMD's pulling 145 ore cars of steaming taconite pellets on a nice fall morning rumbling south along the Iron Range Sub through the small community of Allen Jc... (more)
The conductor looks out the window only to see three RP. Net contributing photgraphers standing on the bank of a small river just south of Allen Jct. MN waiting for them.
A loaded Minntac ID train heads for Two Harbors