Three CN C40-8s approach Iron Junction with Minntac bound ore empties
It was a nice summer afternoon for a train photo and this trio of GE's happened along with 145 empty ore cars following along.
CN C40-8's 2001, 2013, & 2004 haul 143 ore loads from Minorca to Two Harbors
Empties from Two Harbors comes off the Iron Range Sub and onto the Missabe Sub at West Wye
On a page taken, but altered slightly, from the U.S. Postal Service playbook that states "Neither snow, nor rain, nor gloom of night, stays this crew from the swift completion of their appoin... (more)
Duluth Harbor remains frozen on this early March morning as a train of taconite pellets is unloaded from the docks and into stockpiles. In a few short weeks, shipping on the Great Lakes will resum... (more)
Into the setting sun rolls a taconite train from the ArcelorMittal owned Minorca mine. The mine and aprrox 350 employees produce about 2.8 million tons of fluxed iron-bearing pellets, and mines ab... (more)
Dash 8 2033 looking great in a fresh coat of paint.
Still wearing its previous owner's colours, CN C40-8 2033 awaits a lift to the shop in Edmonton after suffering a ruptured fuel tank.
I observed a train prior to this one giving off what looked like sand or brake shoe smoke. I could not resist this shot. Train was in fact kicking up dust from ballast cleaning