Canadian National empty ore train heads North at Iron Junction, Minnesota. CN SD40-2W 5338 (built 1980), BLE SD45T-2 900 (built 1973), DMIR SD45T-2 406 (built 1972).
Three CN C40-8s approach Iron Junction with Minntac bound ore empties
The MRF catches some afternoon sun through a hole in the trees just south of Iron Junction.
A southbound T-Bird train passes beneath MN 37 south of Iron Junction.
A pair of former Illinois Central GP38-2's lead the R901 local as it heads south on the CN Missabe Sub, crossing Elbow Creek and passing along old codeline poles.
The sun is shining as Canadian National C40-8 leads U730 with its train of raw iron ore from the T-Bird Mine towards the processing plant at Fairlane.
A pair of SD40-2W's and a C40-8 lead U714 as it crosses Elbow Creek just south of Iron Junction with an empty train of Difco side dump cars in tow.
One of CN's C40-8M Draper Tapers leads U714, a train of empty Difco side dump cars used for hauling limestone, towards Duluth for loading.
With a pair of British Columbia Railway locomotives on the point, both still in BC Rail paint, a CN manifest freight heads north through Iron Junction, along the old code line.
A trio of classic EMD's haul a loaded iron ore taconite train as it comes through Iron Junction on CN's Missabe Sub.
A pair of C40-8's lead T-Bird loads through Iron Junction, MN.
Snow, 40 below wind chills, code blue skies, thundering EMD's and a train of steaming ore pellets....does it really get much better? IC 6251 is in charge of this southbound out of Fairlane, bound ... (more)
An IC SD40-2 and an epic EMD lashup bring an empty ore train past DMIR searchlights at Ramshaw in Iron Junction, MN.
Brand new CN 3815 leads a manifest north into Iron Junction.