Love the smell of diesel in the morning. It's 0600 and a train consisting of 145 ore cars loaded with fresh made taconite pellets rolls thru the small yard at Biwabik with two GE's sandwiching a ... (more)
Racing a setting sun and dodging clouds, CN 2011 eked out a sucker hole passing the signals at N. Biwabik on the trek from Two Harbors, MN to U.S. Steel Minntac to load taconite pellets.
Some overnight snow still lingers on the ground at Biwabik as a pellet train from U.S. Steel Minntac glides thru passing a string of boxcars in storage and some M.O.W. workers getting ready to hea... (more)
A trio of GE's lead 139 cars of taconite pellets through the yard at Biwabik on their way to the dock at Two Harbors, MN.
The crew gives a friendly wave to another crew as loads meet empties at the small yard at Biwabik along the CN Iron Range sub between the mines and Two Harbors, MN.
As the suns taps the horizon, CN 2018 comes to a stop on the main and will wait on the arrival of an empty train coming north on the CN Iron Range sub.
As the snow falls, CN 2018 continues the southbound leg of the trip passing through the yard at Biwabik with a destination back to the yard at Two Harbors, MN.
A trio of GE's run south through Biwabik yard with their steaming train in tow rolling past a string of vintage Missabe ore cars which will be stored here for the winter. Also spending some time h... (more)
Veteran Missabe ore cars and a classic searchlight on a clear night anytime within the last 50 years.
Sunny winter days and all EMD consists moving taconite trains across the Iron Range of northern Minnesota.
A 96 car string of old Missabe/DMIR ore cars are setout on a storage track at Biwabik for the winter. During the summer months, these cars are used in BFT service between the mines and Two Harbor... (more)
Tied onto a string of sand cars recently pulled out of storage, GECX 7368 watches as three big GE's come roaring down the main with loads of taconite pellets in tow.
Running thru a sliver of sunlight, IC 6252 leads 145 empty ore cars around the curve at Biwabik heading up to the Minorca mine for loading.
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.