A pair of tunnel motors switch Canada Malt on the shores of Lake Superior.
DMIR 407 heads to Thunder Bay North with a transfer.
DMIR 407 + CN 9581 head down the Mission Spur crossing the CP Westfort industrial lead. The massive Resolute Mill provides the backdrop
DMIR SD40T-3 407 is a bit lost, but appears to be in Winnipeg, MB to stay. It's been outfitted with remote control software for switching duties in Symington Yard.
Where does the time go. I was going to say something old, something new, but what is new is now old, and pretty much gone. A pair of DMIR SD45-2T tunnel motors (SD40-3s) surround their ancestor, m... (more)
A week ago it was clear and minus 40 degrees and now today, a week later, it's overcast with a light rain falling and 37 degrees as DMIR 407 runs track speed towards Two Harbors no longer under th... (more)
A recently loaded train is ready to depart Thunderbird Mine.
The first significant snow event of the season is well underway here on Minnesota's Iron Range. Train crews are running and the railroad's support staff is helping out as much as they can to keep... (more)
A quartet of tunnels chugs past the searchlights protecting the south switch at Biwabik with an empty string of jennies bound for Minntac.
A switch crew uses a four-unit road set to position empty ore cars into the outgoing yard at Two Harbors while the CN-owned 1000-footer Edgar B. Speer takes on a load of Minntac pellets.
A nice sampling of EMD power on a cool spring day.
A Tunnel Motor and a pair of SD40-2's grind uphill in Duluth, leading ore empties to Proctor and points north.
While the heavy snow is falling southbound DMIR 407 is passing it's northbound empty counterpart near Gilbert, MN and is throttling back up to track speed continuing it's trek to Two Harbors after... (more)
Ore loads head for the Duluth docks behind a trio of vintage EMD road units.
Festive flocking on the trees is fitting of the season as a loaded ore train rolls south for Two Harbors.