Burning diesel on a cold winter morning.
A trio of Canadian National Dash 8's lead loaded taconite train U789 as it rolls along the shores of Highland Lake in Highland, Minnesota. With a load of pellets from Minntac, the train is heading... (more)
Waited about six months to finally have leaves back on the trees and then during the peak of spring color the smoke from Canadian wildfires arrives and obscures the sun. Here's an early morning so... (more)
Taking the turn at Iron Jct. west wye for the trip down the CN Iron Range Sub with a destination of the home terminal at Two Harbors, MN.
Humming along through a winter day with the yard at Two Harbors the destination for these steaming taconite pellets.
Taconite pellets bound for Two Harbors make their way along the Missabe sub and will very shortly make the left turn onto the Iron Range sub for the remainder of the seventy-four-mile trip into to... (more)
Cutting through the falling snow with interchange traffic from Two Harbors, MN, the MRF is almost to Keenan yard to make a quick set-out and pick-up and return to Two Harbors calling it a day.
Loaded taconite train traversing the S curve at N Biwabik on the way south to Two Harbors, MN
Early morning loads from the U.S. Steel Minntac plant make their way south along the CN Iron Range sub splitting the signals at Jones.
After some of the white stuff fell the day before now today it's just a plan old nice day. And a train showed up.
CN C40-8 2026 leads a manifest south into Joliet.
By the 80's the big century style MLW CC's were demoted to work train service. However, they still pulled trains with an air of arrogance as if they were still high iron behemoths. This shot clear... (more)
CN Ballast train passing a CN powered passenger train