A peaceful day with a train rolling through the white landscape.
CN C40-8 2032 leads a Southbound ID around the s-curve at Wolf.
CN 2032 leads the way up the CN Rainy Sub about to pass through the yard at Virginia, MN as the travel to the Minorca mine on the north side of town.
In a winter wonderland comes five hundred ninety-eight axels.
CN 2032 leads an empty limestone train around an S-curve in Culver, MN bound for Proctor.
A nice morning heading back down to Proctor from the Iron Range with the empty limestone cars.
The calm and quiet of nature is disrupted for a few moments by 598 axels of a CN ore train then it's back to calm and quiet again.
After a brief pause to allow the passing of a southbound container train on the Rainy Sub at the Ramshaw diamond, it's back on the move again along the Iron Range sub for this U790 going to load t... (more)
A trio of Dash 8s slam across the Rainy Sub at Ramshaw with an empty ore train in tow.
CN C40-8s 2032, 2002 and 2027 lead 145 iron ore empties north on the Iron Range Sub heading towards Minntac for another load.
Coming off the Missabe sub shoving limestone loads back into the United Taconite yard to spot and then pull empties and return to Proctor.
Casting long shadows across the yard as they travel south bound for Two Harbors, MN with taconite pellets.
After shoving in with loads of limestone, CN 2032 is ready to depart with a cut of empties and head back to Proctor, MN.
Preparing to shove back into United Taconite to deliver 45 loads of limestone to the plant for so the pellet making process can continue.
A cold refreshing image back when it was below zero and code blue on New Year's Day compared to the 90 degrees with a dew point at 72 degrees on this last day of spring in NE Minnesota.