A loaded train under the command of DMIR 201 arrives at the large iron ore plant at Fairlane, MN under temperatures near -21 and windchills near -47.
DMIR 201 leads sister 200 into the yard at Fairlane with a loaded T-Bird for the United Taconite Plant. Both units are running on borrowed time as only 15 maroon units remain.
SD38 201 leads 201 into Fairlane with a loaded T-Bird. As of this day, the Missabe fleet was down to 15 maroon units, with more on the chopping block. Who knows how long will 200 and 201 will la... (more)
Nice cold and sunny day to get Missabe maroon leading the afternoon limestone to Minntac.
201 on the point, a freshly painted 401 in CN livery trails, pulling hard on a limestone train southbound.
Ore empties split the switch at 2nd street giving residents of Proctor a front row seat to the derailment cleanup, here RJ Corman tries to rerail the 201
Loaded ore train out of Fairlane heading south towards Proctor.
The PRS is barking loudly as it starts pulling a cut of limestone up Proctor Hill.
The afternoon PRS gets the green to head back up the hill.
Blowing the blues at night.
Loaded ore train from United Taconite heads south for Proctor.
Proctor Roadswitch with loads for Dock 6.
The Proctor Roadswitch departs Duluth for Proctor with BNSF bentonite hoppers.
The 07:00 Proctor Roadswitch eases a loaded ore train down the 2.2% of Proctor Hill as the trees show a hint of fall.