The midday train returns to the mine after dumping its crude ore in Silver Bay.
Northshore Mining 650 leads the "big train" out of Silver Bay
With a nearby detector reporting an air temp of -19F, this cold-shortened ore train makes its way towards Silver Bay.
NSM 650 leads CN's MRF down the Wales Branch. At Wales it will be wyed into trailing position.
NSM 650 is picked up by CN's MRF for movement off the property, most likely for overhaul.
Engineer has to shade his eyes for the last leg of the trip into Silver Bay.
With the nearby detector announcing -18F and a strong wind chill out of the NW at -37F, a shortened ore train (75 cars) makes its way to Silver Bay.
A leased Alaska GP40-2 trails NSM 650 on a loaded taconite ore train.
Crude taconite train rolls east for Silver Bay with a leased Alaska GP40-2 in the consist.
Two leased Alaska GP40-2s help on the loaded 130-car ore train.
Four SD40 type units handle 126 loaded ore cars towards Silver Bay at 06:23.
Loaded 125-car crude taconite train rolls east to the mine at Babbitt to the processing plant at Silver Bay on Lake Superior.