BLE 906 working in Mt. Pulaski before continuing their journey to Peoria, IL from Decatur.
A rare sight has maroon and orange lashed together in the form of B&LE 906 and DM&IR 215 handling switching duties on CN's Proctor Yard E-Lead. Occasionally a tunnel motor will stand in for the us... (more)
The orange nose of the BLE really stands out in the white landscape.
The orange of the BLE 906 stands out in the now white landscape of northern Minnesota as the first snowfall of the season has hit.
The first snowfall of the season has hit northern Minnesota while BLE 906 leads the charge through the snow with Minntac pellets in tow bound for Two Harbors.
Very strong winds with gusts well over 50 mph churn up waves on Lake Superior, with some reaching a height of 20 feet. The white caps are clearly visible in this image at Two Harbors as B&LE 906 r... (more)
BLE 906 heads to Two Harbors, MN with 142 cars of taconite pellets behind them as they cross the former Duluth Missabe and Northern Railroad (DM&N) then the Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railroad ... (more)
What a chase...with a third orange motor hidden, taconite loads for Proctor hammer through Saginaw on a gorgeous winter day. Should be maroon, but a trio of former sister road B&LE motors is hard ... (more)
The Two Harbors switch job with fairly clean Bessemer 906 shoves empty cars past the large ore stockpile.
BLE sisters #906 and #892 team up to switch out the E-Yard. Note the CN track machine on the flatcar behind the engines and the pair of SD60F's waiting to move a limestone train north.
A nice lash-up waits for the signal to head back south to Duluth.
Bessember 906 brings a train of steaming pellets around the curve at Fairlane.
BLE 906 runs a load of taconite pellets over the Whiteface River towards Duluth on the old Duluth Missabe & Iron Range. The orange, black, and maroon colors represent the BLE with the SD40T-3 up f... (more)
With wind chills near 40 below, BLE 906, IC 6251 and DMIR 403 make for a classic lash-up at Fairlane, headed back south to the docks of Duluth.
A fitting black and orange color for Halloween as B&LE 906 leads a sister and a CN SD40-2W upgrade with ore empties from the dock in Duluth.