DMIR 203 pops out from the foliage
DMIR 203 turns the corner ready to go to the docks.
A trio of 38's glide down Proctor Hill.
Proctor Roadswitch spots ore cars on the dock while the St. Clair unloads limestone.
Proctor Roadswitch spots ore cars on the dock while the afternoon job arrives with cars for limestone loading.
Limestone loads head for Minntac with a pair of SD38s and SD-Ms for power.
Loaded ore train from Minntac slowly moves over the scale.
DMIR 203 waits for its next assignment
Thousands of taconite (iron ore) pellets are flood loaded into a former DM&IR ore car.
Spilled ore needs to be cleared from the loadout before this CN train can load at United Taconite's Fairlane pellet plant.
Ore train from United Taconite arrives in Proctor.
Southbound iton shuttle
After a short stop to recharge air pressure on this very cold -15F day, two SD38s ease a loaded ore train down the mainline towards Fairlane.
A pair of former DM&IR SD38s split the signals at Iron Junction with a loaded 98-car crude taconite train for the Fairlane processing plant.
An extra Minntac limestone train charges across the Cloquet River Bridge at 06:30.