An opening in the sky allowed for a sunny shot of this BLE tunnel motor as it takes ore empties from Two Harbors to Mountain Iron past the old DMIR searchlights. The searchlights have since been r... (more)
Taconite loads from U. S. Steel’s Minntac processing plant in Mountain Iron, MN are in-route to the Ore Docks in Two Harbors. CN 2004 leads up the trio of GE Dash 8's. All three were originally bu... (more)
BLE 904 races through towards Iron Junction with ore empties. It's to my knowledge that these searchlights fell quite recently as of this posting (9/25/19).
With another load of taconite pellets, CN U791 heads towards Two Harbors behind two EMD's and a GE, passing by a DMIR searchlight signal at Spruce.
Eastbound taconite train Spruce
Two of five remaining DMIR tunnel motors head up this empty ore train.