The mighty 903 tunnel motor with a full load of ore at -20 degrees.
Another load of steaming pellets from the MinnTac plant drop down the hill and under Hwy 169.
An empty ore train makes short work of a plow ridge created by the Lake County truck in the distance, which was coming back and sanding the opposite side of the road.
A Proctor snowplow waits for a Roadswitch job to clear before continuing on its sanding rounds.
Empties out of Two Harbors round the big curve at Gilbert on the way to MinnTac for another load of pellets.
Empties out of Two Harbors blast thru North Biwabik on the way to MinnTac for another load of pellets.
Bessemer & Lake Erie SD18s and an SD38 await servicing at their Albion, Pa. engine facility between runs. BLE owned six SD18s, 851-856 built in September 1962.
B&LE SD40-3 No. 900 trails a set of light engines as it passes through Greenville, PA on July 10, 2008.
CN has installed new "Vader" style hooded signals along the Minntac Sub and now they are operational, having replaced the old school searchlight signals within the past week or so. Here is BLE 90... (more)
The first section of the daily pair of U702 loaded ore trains thunders out of the valley at Conneaut with a trio of matched EMDs in the attractive orange and black BLE livery. Despite CN's acquisi... (more)
In a relatively rare scene a pair of Bessemer trains meet north of Butler, this has been Canadian National property for over a decade but you'd never know it from this scene.
A Bessemer tunnel motor eliminates a plow ridge as it leads a train of empty ore cars out of Two Harbors for the Minorca plant near Virginia, MN. This area received around 3 feet of snow.
126 miles from Salamanca on the Erie, a southbound Bessemer ore train rolls overhead on the railroads Osgood Viaduct.
Two Bessemer tunnel motors sandwich a CN SD40-2W on the daily ore train bound for North Bessemer. The CN 5245 was brought in to temporarily replace BLE 905, which was damaged in a grade crossing i... (more)
Minntac loads howl through the curve at Iron Junction as they slow for the 10 mph switch at West Wye, where they will enter the Iron Range Subdivision.