Just onto the CN Iron Range sub, CN 2039 continues the trip back towards Two Harbors with 145 ore cars loaded with pellets from the Minorca mine.
CN 2039 darkens the sky with a little throttle on this already gloomy overcast day as they head north on the CN Iron Range sub at Biwabik, MN.
After meeting taconite loads from the Minorca mine back around the curve at Allen Jct. it's now full speed ahead as CN 2039 ducks under county road 666 passing control point Nugget heading north t... (more)
CN 2039 runs away from the setting sun while passing thru Sparta, MN on the way to the yard and dock facilities at Two Harbors, MN to deliver the cargo of steaming taconite pellets.
A trio of GE's ply the unseen rails pulling taconite loads as snow continues to fall across Minnesota's Iron Range.
A trio of GE's (CN 2039, 2033, 2013) and their empties take the siding at Jones in anticipation of meeting another trio of GE's (CN 2010, 2002, 2004) with their loads. GE's on the former Missabe r... (more)
Early morning summer light makes this trio of Dash 8's look good while running south on the CN Iron Range Sub with Minntac pellets for Two Harbors.
It's 0630 on a beautiful summer morning as a train from U.S. Steel Minntac rumbles past the long out of service signals at the Thunderbird South mine spur as they continue towards the docks at Two... (more)
Running through Jones on a nice summer morning with empties for reloading at US Steel, Minntac.
With about 5 minutes of sunlight to spare, CN C40-8 2039 and IC SD70 1028 head west across the Thompson River between Ashcroft and McAbee.
Q353 heads west on a beautiful evening in Pittsburgh, PA.
CN 149 is leaving the Port of Montreal with a variety of GE units: C40-8 CN 2039 (smoking it up), Dash9-44CWL BCOL 4642 & Dash8-40CM CN 2420. Behind the power is 12,200 feet of platforms.
GE variety. CN 149 is leaving the Port of Montreal with a variety of GE units: C40-8 CN 2039, Dash9-44CWL BCOL 4642 & Dash8-40CM CN 2420. Behind the power is 12,200 feet of platforms.
Got GE smoke? C40-8 CN 2039 belches smoke as it prepares to leave the Port of Montreal with CN 149 and 12,200 feet of platforms on the drawbar. Trailing are two more interesting GE units - ... (more)
Autoracks at the head end. A shorter than usual CN 401 is powered by just a single C40-8 (CN 2039) as it passes stored well cars on CN's Montreal sub near the entrance to Taschereau Yard. A... (more)