Repainted BLE 900 leads ore empties North through Fayal.
CN 2033 leads a Northbound ID past the abandoned Thunderbird South mine area.
The local job that runs from Two Harbors to CN's Keenan yard today has three SD9043MACs in tow that were on lease to Northshore Mining's RR while they waited for their SD70ACes to arrive to be use... (more)
Burning diesel on a cold winter morning.
Obligatory train in the snow photo as the summer season begins. A trio of Dash 8s and 145 ore cars quietly move along the CN Iron Range Sub while snow falls.
In a winter wonderland comes five hundred ninety-eight axels.
A nice day and a clean Dash 8 leading empties that are heading to the mine to load.
CN 2010 leads a loaded ID South through the snow at Fayal.
Green over red on the signal and red over green in the sky as a southbound CN freight hums along the Rainy sub about to cross over the Ramshaw diamond.
Fresh. Rumor has it these factory fresh rebuilds will be the power on ore trains across NE Minnesota replacing the Dash 8's and the older EMD products that are plying the rails today.
Empty ore train coming up from Two Harbors, MN and across the landscape of NE Minnesota heading to a taconite plant to load pellets.
The calm and quiet of nature is disrupted for a few moments by 598 axels of a CN ore train then it's back to calm and quiet again.
Humming along through a winter day with the yard at Two Harbors the destination for these steaming taconite pellets.
After a brief pause to allow the passing of a southbound container train on the Rainy Sub at the Ramshaw diamond, it's back on the move again along the Iron Range sub for this U790 going to load t... (more)
Plowing snow into the afternoon along the CN Rainy Sub.