After bringing four loads out to Dyno Nobel and performing switching duties swapping said loads for these four empties, CN 2112 and crew return down the east leg of the wye here at Iron Jct. as th... (more)
A loaded T-bird heads south toward the United Taconite Fairlane Plant.
A break in the clouds lights up CN 2112 on a T-bird heading south toward the Utac processing plant.
A southbound T-Bird train passes beneath MN 37 south of Iron Junction.
A train of taconite rock from the Cleveland-Cliffs owned United Taconite Thunderbird pit moves onto the CN Missabe Sub main two while a train of U.S. Steel Minntac plant taconite pellets for the d... (more)
CN 2112 leads a T-bird south through Iron Junction.
A T-Bird leaving the United Taconite coarse crusher load-out for the plant passes by a new neighbor, former Montana Rail Link EMD GP9 #115 which was delivered recently here to Minnesota's Iron Ran... (more)
CN Bombardier HR616 2112 and 2107.
Some fresh snow, green pines and the red nose of CN make for a nice scene as the CN 2112 hauls taconite bearing rock from the mine load-out down to the plant.
Rolling south on the CN Missabe Sub with taconite bearing rock for the United Taconite plant to process.
CN 2112 leads a raw ore train from Largo to Fairlane or from Cleveland Cliffs Thunderbird mine doen to the plant where this rock will be turned into taconite pellets for the steel industry.
A C40-8 with the CN privatization anniversary logo paint scheme leads a short ballast and rock train to the CN yard at Keenan.
Three recently washed former C&NW C40-8s lug 60 cars loaded with limestone up Proctor Hill with eventual delivery to U.S. Steel's Minntac mine at Mountain Iron, Minnesota. Lead 2112 wears CN's pri... (more)