A trio of EMD's works the Duluth docks to unload taconite pellets onto a ship.
DMIR 406 leads an empty limestone train southbound through Forbes Minnesota on a beautiful fall day out on the Iron Range of Minnesota.
DMIR 406 passing by some wildflowers as they head south towards Proctor.
DMIR 406 taking some empties south.
DMIR 406 leads an IC SD40-2 and another tunnel motor on the point of a taconite transfer run leaving Proctor Yard for Dock 6 in Duluth at @nd St. crossing in Proctor.
DMIR 406 runs along the Missabe Sub and the wide open spaces through the Zim/Sax bog back to Proctor, MN on a Friday afternoon.
After loading taconite pellets at United Taconite, a trio of SD40's lead the train back to the yard at Proctor, MN.
DMIR 406 departs Proctor Yard with a train of ore empties.
A CN local returns to Proctor Yard behind a DMIR tunnel motor and CN Dash 8, passing by a loaded taconite train waiting to head down to the docks.
A few weeks before my move, another gorgeous fall day came around and it was business as usual on the Iron Range of Minnesota, as pellets for Two Harbors come steaming out of the plant.
Empties for the Minorca mine slow to take the siding at Jones to meet loads coming south from the Minntac mine.
A northbound empty taconite train headed to the Minorca mine for loading makes it's way past the old signals that once protected the EVTAC mines south crusher tracks along the CN Iron Range Sub. n... (more)
DMIR 406, CN 5349 and BLE 909 rest outside of the Proctor Shops awaiting an assignment.