A set of four EMDs heel into the curve at Rollins with empties from Two Harbors. The rebuilt SD45T-2 on the point is still racking up the miles after 44 years in service. No doubt the dedicated me... (more)
The Two Harbors loads speed by with steaming hot taconite pellets through Rollins with a fallen flag leader shining on point.
A very freshly repainted BLE #900 takes a little of the sting off of discovering a bunch of pines have grown up and ruined a beautiful curve shot there. This is what I managed. I'm not sure who pa... (more)
Ore loads catch some sun between thunderstorms.
Steam flows off of hot taconite pellets to roil around between the jennies.
Southbound taconite loads round a curve in Wales, MN enroute to Two Harbors, MN. The train will change crews in Highland before departing for Two Harbors.
Southbound taconite loads accelerate after meeting a northbound empty ore train at Brimson, MN. The train is destined for Two Harbors, MN. The temps this morning were so cold (-18) that the steam... (more)
DMIR 409 south accelerates after meeting a northbound empty ore train at Brimson, MN. The train is destined for Two Harbors, MN. The temps this morning were so cold (-18) that the steam coming of... (more)
Ore loads head for Two Harbors on a perfect fall day in NE Minnesota.