It's a beautiful fall morning in Duluth as this train waits for a new crew to then begin offloading taconite pellets at the docks in Duluth Minnesota.
Empties north from Two Harbors, MN to U.S. Steel Minntac and then back to Two Harbors, MN. Load, dump, repeat.
Reaching the half way point, CN 2028 is south on the CN Iron Range sub at Allen Jct. with 145 loads of still fresh taconite pellets following behind.
The evidence indicates it wasn't a very warm morning as taconite loads run south for Two Harbors, MN.
A cold wind is blowing out of the north and the temperature is minus 25 degrees as the crew onboard CN 2028 was running at the sun aiming for Two Harbors, MN when they spot a railfan standing on ... (more)
CN 2028 pushes its way up the CN Iron Range Sub breaking trail for the 592 axels following behind.
The wind is blowing, the temperature is falling and the snow is deep as evident by CN 2028 pushing its way along the CN Iron Range Sub as they run north from Two Harbors for a date with the west l... (more)
A trio of GE's lead 139 cars of taconite pellets through the yard at Biwabik on their way to the dock at Two Harbors, MN.
Immaculate CN C40-8 2028 heads for Two Harbors, MN with a loaded train of taconite pellets.
CN C40-8 2028 prepares to bang across the Rainy Sub at the Ramshaw diamond.
144 loads of iron ore are southbound on the Iron Range Sub behind a trio of Dash 8s.
A trio of CN C40-8s lead a steaming load of iron ore pellets south on CN's Minntac Sub away from the facility in Mountain Iron. It would appear that the lead unit CN 2028 has just been given a was... (more)
Canadian National Auto Rack Train E240 heads South through the Mississippi Delta at Swan Lake, MS. With CN C40-8 #2028 leading on the point
Canadian National Auto Rack Train E240 heads South through the Mississippi Delta at Money, MS. With CN C40-8 #2028 leading on the point