BNSF 3276 pulls cars loaded with taconite pellets thru the yard at Kelly Lake, MN on a nice fall afternoon.
Taconite pellets hit the Casco main at Kelly Lake just out of the yard.
Pellets enter the yard from Hibbing Taconite at Kelly Lake, MN to begin the trip south passing by an old signal giving them the green to proceed.
Taconite pellets leave the yard at Kelly Lake, MN to begin the trip south passing by the old searchlight signal giving them the green to proceed.
Taconite pellets made at the Hibbing taconite plant start the journey south leaving the yard at Kelly Lake to head down the BNSF Casco Sub.
Taconite pellets made at the U.S. Steel Keewatin plant start the journey south leaving the yard at Kelly Lake heading past a few still in service searchlight signals.
BNSF 3276 waits under this precast concrete tunnel for a crew that will take the train to the BNSF dock at Allouez, WI while a haul truck passes overhead with 208 tons of rock for the plant to the... (more)
A former St. Louis & San Francisco (Frisco) bay-window caboose is assigned to Burlington Northern’s local out of Kelly Lake, Minnesota, on October 19, 1985. Frisco was merged into BN on November... (more)
BNSF 6618 leads a pellet train thru the yard at Kelly Lake after exiting Hibbing Taconite property and gets the favorable signals to begin the trip to the BNSF dock facility in Allouez, WI
BNSF 6618 leads a pellet train thru the tunnel exiting Hibbing Taconite and begins the trip to the BNSF dock facility in Allouez, WI as 240 ton haul truck passes above with more taconite rock to e... (more)
Work continues in the small BNSF yard at Kelly Lake, MN even as small thunderstorm approaches from the south.
As a small thunderstorm moves in, the Kelly Lake local job returns to the yard after serving Hibbing Taconite while some of the M.O.W crew ties down their equipment after a day of driving pilings ... (more)
The three person crew moves cars around the small yard at Kelly Lake while certainly keeping a watchful eye out on a storm that is moving in from the south.
One hundred eighty cars of taconite pellets weighing in at more than 17,000 tons is on the move from U.S. Steel's Keewatin Taconite through Kelly Lake to the BNSF dock at Allouez, Wisconsin.
All is quiet in Kelly Lake and the local assigned here idles away in cold and dark of night.