Peaceful afternoon run from Proctor yard up to Minntac to load and then return back home to Proctor.
Hitting the S curve at m.p. 65 on the southbound trip back to Proctor.
Heading up to U.S. Steel Minntac in the low light of a summer evening.
IC 6254 leads passing between N. Fairlane and S. Fairlane on the CN Missabe Sub.
It's shaping up to be a nice day across NE Minnesota as IC 6254, CN 6024 and IC 6252 come around from the Minntac plant with loads of taconite pellets for Proctor yard and ultimately the CN dock d... (more)
A sunny afternoon trip back to Proctor with almost empty side dumps after delivering limestone to U.S. Steel Minntac.
With a half loaded train of blast furnace trim from Minntac in tow, CN R901 cruises south over the St. Louis River in Forbes, Minnesota as they approach the North Fairlane control point. The trio ... (more)
Mostly dumped Difco side dumps return south from the U.S. Steel Minntac plant back to Proctor. CN and Minntac use these old DM&IR lettered Difco's to deliver limestone to plant in the cold winter ... (more)
It's a cold morning hauling hot taconite pellets as IC 6254 emerges from the shadows heading south for Proctor, MN.
Hot marbles heading south on a frosty morning.
Steaming pellets make their way south for Proctor, MN.
Early morning southbound at Kelsey.
Another steaming taconite train loaded at U.S. Steel's Minntac plant make its way south down the CN Missabe sub for Proctor yard on a cold just below freezing temperature morning here in northern ... (more)
Signals to depart the yard and head down to Proctor with taconite pellets out of the United Taconite plant.
Storming up the Missabe Sub passing the now abandoned former DM&IR dispatcher/m.o.w. building at Iron Jct. an IC SD40-3 duo heads back to the mine.