DMIR SD38-2 no. 210 is ready for a trip down Proctor Hill to the ore docks on the morning of June 26, 2005.
Missabe SD38-2s nos. 210 and 212 sandwich Tunnel Motor no. 410 at Proctor, MN prior to heading out on a morning run to the Duluth ore docks and waterfront. The Tunnel Motor was a second hand purch... (more)
DMIR 210 leads SD40-3 and SD38-2 212 as it descends Proctor Hill nearing Collingwood and the Duluth ore docks. Note the uphill main is out of service and will eventually be removed.
A year after take over by Canadian National, the DMIR looks pretty much like itself. Tunnel motor 409 faces an SD38-2/tunnel motor/SD38-2 combo as the latter group prepares to depart for the Dulut... (more)
DMIR 210, an SD38-2 is about to leave the Proctor, MN roundhouse area with its consist and pick up a train to run down grade from Proctor to the ore docks. No. 210 was part of the last order of ne... (more)
DMIR 210 leads an SD38/tunnel motor trio on a dock ore train as it begins its descent down Proctor Hill to the Duluth ore docks. Loads typically ran left handed down the grade, although by this ti... (more)
DMIR 210, 410 and 212 rolls a morning ore transfer down Proctor Hill from Proctor Yard to the Duluth ore docks. The train is about to pass under a frontage road and I35 as it passes a lot full of ... (more)
One of the last remaining Missabe Maroon units heads up the Proctor Road Switch with empties from dock 6
Hopefully the few remaining units wearing Missabe colors will keep them for many years to come.
A maroon leader and blue skies! Credit to my Fiancee Jen Smith for taking this shot!
09:30 T-Bird departs the mine with 88 loads and two idler cars.
Two T-Birds meet at Largo.
The Keenan Switch picks up interchange as the Virginia Switch works the north end of the yard.
The Keenan Switch heads towards its namesake yard with commercial traffic picked up at Shelton Junction.