A humming and a rumbling down the Missabe sub back to Proctor, MN with limestone empties.
A trio of -8's lead a mostly empty limestone train back to Proctor, MN on a cold and very windy day.
Rounding the bend and coming up on the outside it's CN 2119 passing CN 2180 near M.P. 65.3 on the CN Missabe sub under less than ideal weather conditions. CN 2119 was light power heading to their... (more)
A pair of CN C40-8s lead train R90183 out of Keenan. The train is swinging north at the wye in Keenan to head toward Iron Junction Minnesota.
A pair of Canadian National Dash 8's lead a T-Bird mine shuttle of raw iron ore through Wolf, Minnesota, crossing the intersection of Highway 7 and Kane Road with a grade crossing that cuts a diag... (more)
One of the last T-bird runs of 2017 bring with it bitter cold temperatures. The overnight night low was a cool -27 F but the daylight sun brought the air temp up a bit to -15 for this shot.
CN C40-8 2119 leads a T-bird north through Keenan.
CN 2119 leads an ore train on the Missabe Sub in Keenan.
The sun is shining as Canadian National C40-8 leads U730 with its train of raw iron ore from the T-Bird Mine towards the processing plant at Fairlane.
Crude iron ore train U730 comes around the bend in Forbes behind a C40-8 as it heads towards the Fairlane Processing Plant.
A pair of C40-8 variants leads a train of crude iron ore as they come off the Missabe Sub on to the lead into the Fairlane processing plant.
A T-Bird mine shuttle from the pit coarse crusher glides down the Missabe sub as it heads to the processing plant.
CN 2119 gets a good roll-by from a CN snowman.
CN 2119 takes the switch into the Fairlane taconite plant with loads of rock from the mine.
Zero dark thirty and a minus 26 degrees air temperature as the engineer pulls empties up to the signal to wait for his conductor to drive up and climb into the warm cab where they will tone up the... (more)