Three GE's and 145 ore jennies run past a newly activated death star signal at Spruce along the CN Iron Range sub. The new signal was installed about three years ago at this location and activated... (more)
IC SD40-3 6252 leads ore loads north past a remaining DMIR searchlight at Fayal, just east of the DWP diamond at Ramshaw. As of September of 2019, C40-8s now rule the ore trains on the Two Harbors... (more)
A trio of GE's race north along the CN Iron Range sub with 145 empties in tow for loading at the Minorca taconite plant.
A trio of GE's race thru the S-curve around the southside of the former Genoa mine pit running north taking the turn on what was the former DM&N, then DMIR and now the CN Iron Range Sub passing th... (more)
On an extremely cold morning, ore loads out of Minntac head south past the DM&IR searchlights in Fayal. A trio of standard cab Dash 8's have the steaming pellets rolling along at a good clip as th... (more)
A trio of Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad units (909, 904, 903) bring up 145 ore cars from Two Harbors to be loaded at U.S. Steel Minntac with approximately 15,000 tons of taconite pellets.
After switching loads for empties at a local blasting company the Keenan switch crew heads back to Keenan yard to tie up for the day.
The Keenan Switch job passes some long dormant signals along the CN Iron Range Sub as the head back to their namesake yard. These signals are what remains of tracks laid by the Duluth, Missabe and... (more)
Four EMD's and 145 ore cars ply the rails that are the CN Iron Range Sub on a drab Thanksgiving Eve.
Early morning summer light makes this trio of Dash 8's look good while running south on the CN Iron Range Sub with Minntac pellets for Two Harbors.
It's 0630 on a beautiful summer morning as a train from U.S. Steel Minntac rumbles past the long out of service signals at the Thunderbird South mine spur as they continue towards the docks at Two... (more)
CN(DMIR) MTY Ore train blasts by the former Home Signal at FAYAL and has a Clear Advance for CP RAMSHAW.
The new faces on the Missabe run past a searchlight signal from the days of the Missabe.
DMIR 402 heads railroad north into the afternoon sun on the way back from Two Harbors while pulling 140 ore jennies for loading at the Minorca mine facility before returning "home" to Tw... (more)
Running through a black and white tundra, the nose of DMIR 408 provides the color as they run track speed across the frozen landscape.