Pacing one of the many daily ore trains that run on the CN Missabe sub along Highway 7 in rural Minnesota
CN SD40u 6024 leads ore empties north out of Proctor.
CN SD40u 6024 leads ore empties north under the former DWP main at Munger, MN.
A load of taconite heads south for Proctor with a rebuild GMD SD40 leading.
An empty ore train rolls north on the CN Missabe Sub with a planned loading at United Taconite.
CN 6024 running as U-716 north pulls into the United Taconite Fairlane plant at Forbes for the purpose of loading 144 ore cars with taconite pellets before heading back to the yard at Proctor.
While heading to Munger from Proctor, MN to catch a shot of a westbound CN manifest, I detoured onto Jeffrey Rd. to look for a shot. This is a blind crossing requiring care in checking for rail tr... (more)
A trio of SDs lead a loaded limestone train towards Minorca, coasting down the main track at Virginia.
Minorca needed a little extra limestone on this day as a second section of U719 heads north behind CN SD40u 6024 and IC SD40-3s 6260 and 6251.
An empty pellet train waits in the A yard at Proctor for a crew and a call time before departing for United Taconite to load taconite pellets.
After departing the Minorca mine north of Virginia, MN, 145 loads of taconite pellets are still steaming in the cold Minnesota winter air as they travel along towards the dock at Two Harbors, MN.
a CN SD40U leads an ore train.
A 3 pack of CN EMD's lead an ore train through Munger Minnesota on a nice sunny summer evening
A CN SD40u leads an ore train.
CN SD40u 6024 leads U716, an empty ore train headed for United Taconite in Forbes, MN, off of the scale tracks in Proctor in perfect light as it departs north.