A section crew struggles to clear a switch during a blizzard with near white-out conditions.
Retired DMIR 419 leads a four unit Missabe maroon consist on an afternoon limestone train from Minntac. The cold temps prevented some of the cars from dumping at Minntac so they will be returned ... (more)
Proctor Roadswitch crew returns an empty 92-car U-755 (Escanaba E-rail) to Proctor as the season for these moves comes to a close.
The sun's setting on U754 as they make their way to Escanaba. The ex. SOO is quite the roller coaster.
This is the first and probably the last E-Rail train I'll ever see if rumors come true.
The sun starts to set on eastbound Minorca ore loads at Hawkins.
Minorca ore loads slowy make their way through Ladysmith as they get ready to head east on the Bradley Sub.
Late afternoon departure of Escanaba ore empties heading north out of Duluth for loading at Minorca.
E-Rail ore loads curve under the BNSF at Saunders, just south of Superior.
E-Rail ore loads cross the St. Louis River en route to Escanaba.
Escanaba ore empties arrive back in the Twin Ports behind a clean Missabe 419.
Escanaba ore empties roll across a frozen St. Louis River about to enter Minnesota (Duluth - Steelton Yard). Trains on top, autos on the bottom.
Side-dump cars with limestone heads up to the range.
Tracking down the DMIR painted units still on the CN roster produced this result as limestone loads roar by at sunset. Fortunately, the news is mostly good, they were plentiful on this November w... (more)
A loaded pellet train enters Proctor yard at dawn.