IC SD40-3 6251 leads ore loads South through Sax.
This empty train of limestone enters the yard in Duluth, once far enough ahead, the train will back up into the limestone loading facility on another track in the background.
IC 6251 arriving at Missabe Junction with limestone empties.
IC 6251 taking limestone empties down the hill.
The last IC unit on CN with a white frame stripe leads a colorful consist south through Zim on ore loads from Fairlane.
IC 6251 leads a ore train South through Sax.
Empty limestone heads south down the old Missabe with a IC 6251, BLE 906 and DMIR 402.
A SD40-3 with Dash 8's trailing pulling a train of taconite bearing rock south on the CN Missabe Sub in-between the mine and the processing plant on a nice day.
As the shadows of late afternoon creep across the yard as IC 6251 departs north for the trip back to the mine.
IC 6251 leads two much bigger Dash 8's and 114 ore cars down the Missabe sub on a warmer than average Black Friday.
No getting up at before the sun, no standing in lines, no coupons, no traffic (except for trains), no crowds, no masks. Black Friday CN style with IC 6251, one of the original heritage units, lea... (more)
A colorful lashup of CN subsidiary roads in the IC, DMIR, and BLE, await their crew and their trip back up Proctor Hill with ore empties on CN's Dock 6.
Two CN trains in action at Duluth as one crew dumps ore cars at Dock 6 while another lifts limestone to Proctor.
6251 takes ore to the docks with dynamics on down Proctor Hill.
IC 6251 shoves a loaded taconite train onto dock 6, a truly impressive sight to see.