Heading over the Ramshaw diamond, DMIR 402 and DMIR 404 have 181 cars behind them and are about to tie up traffic for a while as they come of the CN Iron Range Sub and cross Highway 7.
Mostly dumped Difco side dumps return south from the U.S. Steel Minntac plant back to Proctor. CN and Minntac use these old DM&IR lettered Difco's to deliver limestone to plant in the cold winter ... (more)
A nice afternoon along the Missabe.
The last slivers of light illuminate the R901 with it's 732 total axels that are coming off the CN Iron Range Sub and heading south on the CN Missabe Sub at Iron Jct. with sand empties from storag... (more)
Heading back to their yard after picking up rock loads from Laurentian Aggregates.
Hot marbles heading south on a frosty morning.
A trio of Dash 8's with one hundred forty-five loads of marbles destined for Two Harbors roll through peak fall color.
Taconite rock rolls south while a manifest rolls north on the double track portion of the CN Missabe sub.
Three Dash 8's round the bend to begin the trip back to Two Harbors reaching their destination in another seventy-four miles.
The Keenan Switch job pulls loads of stone south down the Missabe sub heading back to their yard which is up ahead a short distance.
Steaming pellets make their way south for Proctor, MN.
Humming along passing through Iron Jct., MN, DMIR 400 heads back to Proctor, MN with still steaming taconite loads.
Humming along passing through Iron Jct., MN, BLE 909 heads back to Proctor, MN with ore cars used to deliver limestone to the Minorca mine.
Curving out of Iron Junction with the crossing gates already down, CN 2000 is about to block traffic as they cross Highway 7 continuing the trip across the Iron Range Sub bound for Two Harbors, MN... (more)
A triple set of former DM&IR SD40-3's haul a limestone train north from Proctor, MN while snow continues to fall aiming for the Minorca mine.