Rolling through the small community of Skibo, MN. The station at Skibo was named after Skibo Castle, the Scottish summer home of Andrew Carnegie. The site was the location of a sawmill that opera... (more)
Taconite pellets from U.S. Steel's Minntac plant are being hustled through the very small community of Skibo, MN along the CN Iron Range Sub on a great summer morning led by CN 5337 on the way to ... (more)
A few people still live in Skibo, MN but back in the day Skibo was once the site of a large logging operation. A yard with several tracks located just north of the Saint Louis River once supported... (more)
Just a year on the property, 409 leads a short MRF south at Skibo en route to two Harbors.
Southbound ore loads have two ex-IC (BN) SD40-3s sandwiching a straight-air-equipped ex-GTW GP38-2, which normally spends its time as the yard engine at Keenan.
BL&E 909 heads south through Superior National Forest as it approaches Skibo Road.
A mere 15 miles off pavement and down a logging road into the woods of northern Minnesota you will come across the Skibo Road crossing at M.P. 43 on the NSM RR. Rumor had it this was the most rem... (more)
A nice trio of DM&IR tunnel motors (409, 405 and 404) hustle a train of ore from Minntac through the Superior National Forest en route to Two Harbors.
A spring snow storm allowed a winter-like shot of steaming Minntac loads.
Minntac loads roll through Skibo on CN's Iron Range Subdivision