A trio of different paint jobs burns some diesel as they roar along the Lakes Sub. on an empty taconite train having just left the BNSF ore dock and yard at Allouez, WI. In a few hours they will ... (more)
On a cold winter afternoon, an empty taconite train blasts past a loaded taconite train as they continue north from the BNSF ore dock at Allouez, WI to the mines on Minnesota's Iron Range.
Rapids Local blasts through Borea as they head westward in freezing weather. Lots of log cars for Cloquet on the head end.
A loaded Taconite Train slowly makes it's way to Allouez Yard in Superior. It's been a long cold journey and it is just getting up to -20F here in Borea after dropping to near -30F overnight
Freshly re-crewed All-Rail Taconite train waits just outside Boylston for a train to clear off the Hinckley sub so it can begin it's trip South
The 0600 PRS beings its drop down Proctor Hill in the first rays of sun of the last day of 2012.
The red switch broom on the nose along with the Cascade Green is a fitting combination for the holidays. The Brainerd Local hustles west while dark clouds loom over Lake Superior.
A pair of BN SD40-2s move an empty Detroit Edison coal train from Superior to Montana past the then-new control point at milepost 15.9.
The last "last" Bemidji Local heads light to its namesake with regular engineer Lohrbach and old head conductor G.H.
An ACe leads taconite empties as far as the eye can see back to the birthplace of Bob Dylan.
The seldom run CP Bemidji (MN) Local scoots east towards Superior using BNSF trackage rights. The train had 10 log racks loaded at the former Potlatch/Ainsworth plant near Bemidji (now closed).
Kicking up a nice snow cloud as the Brainerd local heads West out of Superior.
The Rapids Turn kicking up snow on it's way West.
U-Duluth-Stanley heads off into the sunset with a train of empty UTLX tanks.
The "Rapids Turn" heads West out of Superior kicking up some of the fresh snow.