Fog and snow shroud the area but DMIR 404 sticks out like a sore thumb with its brand recognition logo leading a T-Bird loading at United Taconite.
DMIR 404 leads a T-Bird train down the CN Missabe sub past the old DM&IR era building at Iron Jct. on a ridiculous cold winter's day. This building is a point just north of Keenan yard that used ... (more)
DMIR 404, DMIR 408 and IC 6252 pull 114 cars of taconite rock south down the Missabe sub at Wolf headed for the United Taconite plant to make into taconite pellets.
DMIR 404, BLE 904 and CN 2119 pass under northeastern Minnesota's version of the famous barn shot at Two Medicine Bridge at East Glacier, Montana.
Departing the mine, headed to the plant. With a little dust off the top of the freshly mined and course crushed rock.
Always nice to see trains being led by DMIR engines pulling DMIR ore cars on the Missabe Sub in NE Minnesota. Never mind the CN paint or the trailing Dash 8, that SD40-3 still sounded good as it ... (more)
T-Bird shuttle U73083 14 rolls south with its loaded jennies beneath Highway 37 near Iron Junction on the ex-DM&IR Missabe Subdivision amid the snow covered Minnesota woodlands. These trains work ... (more)
Southbound DMIR taconite train passing through Iron Junction in late afternoon.
DMIR 404 is seen shoving a small ore train onto Dock 6 in Duluth. Just to the right of Dock 6 is the abandoned Dock 5. Back in its hay day, Dock 5 set a record for itself by loading 60 boats with ... (more)
A cut of limestone loads are being shuffled around under Lake Superiors largest ore dock. Three SD40 variants hustle the cars around under the massive structure.
A pair of DMIR tunnel motors led a taconite load out of the plant at Mountain Iron
DMIR SD40T-2 #404, DMIR SD40T-2 #409, and CN SD40-2W #5338 lead a taconite train through Proctor, MN towards the ore docks in Duluth, MN. Photo taken 2/13/19.
DMIR 404 and crew hustle ore loads from U.S. Steel, Minntac along the CN Iron Range Sub at Ramshaw on a great summer morning heading for the docks at Two Harbors, MN.
Code line and taconite pellets. DMIR 404 leads a EMD quartet and 144 cars of taconite pellets out of Iron Jct. and onto the CN Iron Range Sub heading for Two Harbors, MN with their product made ... (more)