Coming up from Two Harbors crossing over the CN Rainy sub at Ramshaw continuing the trek north for loading at U.S. Steel Minntac.
Snow is falling while CN 2029 makes it's way north across the now white landscape of the Iron Range sub as they head for U.S. Steel Minntac to load fresh baked taconite pellets.
A little fall color is starting to show on the trees lining the old mine dumps near Gilbert, MN as CN 2029 leads an empty ore train north towards U.S. Steel Minntac for loading.
Now that U.S. Steel's Minntac plant is back to running at full capacity train meets between loads and empties between the world's largest taconite plant and Two Harbors are again possible. It's s... (more)
CN C40-8 2029 leads an empty potash train through the dissipating fog west of Wabamun, AB as the sun does its best to do its thing!
A nice treat on the CSX mainline in Erie as a standard cab C40-8 from CN leads ethanol train K653 west on a summer afternoon. Locomotives: CN 2029 C40-8CN 2609 C40-9W
Coming south out of the morning storm clouds into bright sunshine, a rain shined ex-UP CN C40-8 2029 leads a K652 at QR-126. CSXT engineer Douglas Del Deo commands the loaded ethanol into New Je... (more)
The Keenan to Proctor local makes the turn south after passing under CN's Rainy Sub and working down toward Proctor Yard.
ADM shuttle empty grain train passes thru the east end of the Jesup siding on it's way west to load at Yetter, IA. These trains come out of Cedar Rapids, IA, from the ADM plant on the southwest si... (more)
CN 305,s head brakeman greets the 306 2005,s rear brakeman.