As the sun sets on the Missabe and paints the sky brilliant shades of pink and purple, Bessemer & Lake Erie tunnel motor 906 leads the U716 with ore empties as it takes the diverging route at Sout... (more)
With a train of steaming pellets from the Fairlane Taconite Plant in tow, DMIR 406 leads CN U71781-04 as it slowly makes its way into the yard at Proctor, Minnesota and rolls past a trio of IC SD4... (more)
DMIR SD40T-3 409 is in great shape, seen here leading an empty ore train north at Alborn.
With stone loads in tow, CN U714 rolls through the swampland outside of Mountain Iron, Minnesota behind a pair of SD40T-3's bracketing an SD40-3 and a C40-8. The train is now on the Minntac Sub as... (more)
With some incredible timing, a CN manifest freight M356 cruises south on the Rainy Sub as loaded ore train U717 rolls east towards Proctor on the Missabe Sub, creating a perfect over-under on the ... (more)
An empty stone train breaks the evening silence in Forbes, Minnesota as a quartet of locomotives hustle the train towards Proctor, passing between the North and South Fairlane control points. Repa... (more)
A duo of BLE tunnel motors lead a T-Bird South through Eveleth.
A duo of BLE tunnel motors lead a T-Bird South through Iron Junction in a Spring snowstorm.
U717's train departs Fairlane with loaded iron ore pellets for Proctor/Duluth.
U712's train heads north with DMIR 409 leading the way.
Pellet empties head north towards UTAC's Forbes Fairlane facility for another load.
BLE SD40T-3 909 is looking great, waiting for a new crew at Kelsey.
The BLE trio slows for a crew change at Kelsey.
After meeting a pair of northbounds, U717's train departs the siding at Kelsey. Right behind U717 in the siding is U721's train who will follow them out.
U717's train slows for the north switch at Kelsey as a storm brews in the distance.