With a bitter cold end to 2017, a empty taconite train passes through Gilbert, MN as it head toward Mintac for another fresh load of pellets.
A night switch crew with clean 6013 shoves empty ore cars to the outgoing yard at Two Harbors while Canada Steamship Line's vessel Atlantic Huron loads taconite for Quebec City (overseas export).
Under what is commonly referred to as "Code Blue" skies, CN 6013 works on getting up to track speed after holding for two northbound freights on the CN Missabe Sub. Southbound taconite ... (more)
CN 6013 leads 140 cars of taconite pellets southbound off Minnesota's Iron Range for the yard at Proctor, MN then down the hill to the ore dock at Duluth, MN and ultimately a steel mill once the s... (more)
A train with 140 cars of taconite pellets makes it's way down from U.S Steel's Minntac plant on a nice winters day headed to the yard at Proctor, MN and ultimately the docks at Duluth, MN. Minnta... (more)
Damaged in a derailment at Fairbanks, Minnesota in early 2014, CN 6013 was repaired and placed back into ore service. Here it leads a loaded ore train from Minntac past a switch crew that is nursi... (more)
After meeting Q119 at North Fairlane, a pair of CN's -3s waste no time getting a set of late Minorca limestone empties back towards Proctor.
U718 slows for a meet at North Fairlane with stack train Q119.
An empty limestone train winds its way through Iron, MN behind a pair of SD40-3s.
CN 6013 + IC 6261 team up to bring empty limestone cars towards Duluth passing Iron Jct/Iron Range Sub
6013 leads the 0600 Proctor Road Switch down the hill to Dock 6 on New Years Eve just after sunrise.
The 0600 PRS beings its drop down Proctor Hill in the first rays of sun of the last day of 2012.
CN 391 is sitting near Hilton Road a few moments after the engineer backed their intermodal pickup out of Moterm onto the rest of the train.
A one unit wonder struggles to shove its train into the siding.
This westbound makes it worth braving the -22 temps.