2 limestone trains were called at Proctor at 11:20 and 12:35 this day for runs north to the Fairlane and Minorca Plants. The plants uses limestone in the production of iron ore pellets. Here a 54 ... (more)
2 limestone trains were called at Proctor at 11:20 and 12:35 this day for runs north to the Fairlane and Minorca Plants. The plants uses limestone in the production of iron ore pellets. Here a 48 ... (more)
A pair of CN SD60’s leading the MRF or the Proctor-International Falls manifest over the Cloquet River.
Limestone loads head north in the setting summer sun.
A trio of CN SD40's are hard at work pulling a loaded train of iron ore taconite pellets alongside Center Line Road in Burnett, Minnesota. Steaming in the cold weather, these pellets are bound for... (more)
IC 6252 leads limestone loads north through Burnett.
A post Christmas snow storm blanketed most of Minnesota with a fresh layer of snow. BLE 900 pulls a loaded train of steaming taconite pellets.
Sounding as good as they looked running down the CN Missabe for Proctor with a matched trio of DMIR marked EMD's leading the way.
An Illinois Central SD40-3 leads two DMIR tunnel motor repaints on a loaded taconite train as it heads through Burnett and towards Duluth.
CN U714 has just crossed the Cloquet River speeds alongside Center Line Road behind a pair of SD40-2W's and a C40-8. The train will be loaded with limestone in Duluth and return to the Minntac min... (more)
CN 5338 leads another SD40-2W and C40-8 hauling a train of empty Difco side dump cars as they cross the frozen Cloquet River on the way towards Proctor to be loaded with limestone.
A trio of tunnel motors lead ore empties north in very windy conditions.
A quad-windowed SD40-2W leads ore empties north through rural Northern Minnesota.
A pair of ex Santa Fe Dash 8s lead a manifest northbound, kicking up a blizzard on the Missabe Sub in golden hour.
With the tail end of the 135 car train still rattling the old Missabe era steel bridge over the Cloquet river, this U717 pellet train continues it's trip south towards Proctor, MN.