A DM&IR SD38-2 sits in morning sunlight with former tunnel motor SD40-3 units 415 and 404.
Retired DM&IR 223 and 207 sit in the frigid -18F cold in Virginia awaiting shipment to Homewood for scrapping.
DMIR 223 and 207 are dead and drained at Virginia awaiting shipment to Homewood for scrapping. Just two weeks ago they were working the T-Birds out of Forbes.
A pair of Missabe SD38s (223 and 207) handle 96 loads of crude taconite into the Fairlane processing plant on a clear, but chilly, -11F morning.
Empties from the Fairlane pellet plant head back to the Thunderbird mine at Eveleth.
Crude ore for the Fairlane plant rolls south near Eveleth.
On a hot day the crew tries to get some relief while heading uphill at a slow speed. The Duluth harbor is visable behind the 223.
Northbound under clear skies.
CN's night Proctor Roadswitch job works 140 empty ore cars upgrade on Proctor Hill.
The morning Proctor Roadswitch eases 140 ore loads down Proctor Hill to the dock in Duluth.
The Proctor Roadswitch heads into Wisconsin with a short train of interchange traffic.
DMIR 223 switches empty ore jennies in Proctor Yard while loads and stored all-rail hoppers fill the rest of the yard
An extra Proctor Roadswitch shoves empty limestone cars into Lakehead while the 16:00 PRS works on the ore dock above.
Loaded Unitac ore train grinds towards Proctor.
A special PX for USX officials deadheads west towards Duluth after dropping off its passengers in Two Harbors so they could ride a USX ore boat to Duluth.