A repainted BLE tunnel motor holds at Fairlane next to a T-bird with a duo of CN C40-8s.
IC 6256 splits the signals at the Fairlane control point on the Missabe Sub as it leads a steaming train of taconite pellets south.
A pair of C40-8 variants leads a train of crude iron ore as they come off the Missabe Sub on to the lead into the Fairlane processing plant.
A pair of standard cab Dash 8's are rolling right along on a partly sunny afternoon.
An empty ore train out of Duluth pulls into the United Taconite plant at Fairlane for loading. In 2 hours this train will be loaded with ore pellets and will head back to Proctor for furtherance t... (more)
T-Bird empties pass by the Missabe searchlights at Fairlane, powered by a standard cab Dash 8 and a Tunnel Motor.
A CN Dash 9 leads another seemingly endless stack train through Fairlane, MN. *Note: Taken from the roadway.
A nice lash-up waits for the signal to head back south to Duluth.
Bessember 906 brings a train of steaming pellets around the curve at Fairlane.
T-Bird loads head south with a standard cab Dash 8 and a Tunnel Motor.
With wind chills near 40 below, BLE 906, IC 6251 and DMIR 403 make for a classic lash-up at Fairlane, headed back south to the docks of Duluth.
With snow flocked trees in the background the BLE 904 departs Fairlane with not a lick of CN in sight.
These two old girls have been together for a long time. 40 years ago they were created to serve in the tunnels out West, grinding out long trains on the Southern Pacific/SSW. In the '90s they were... (more)
A loaded raw ore train nears the Fairlane processing plant and passes an older searchlight type signal.
A Soo Line SD60 leads a CP detour train over the CN's Missabe Subdivision as a loaded T-bird heads into the United Taconite plant at Fairlane.