After suffering mechanical failure to their second unit a few days prior, the Keenan Switch job is running with a solo unit as they head up to spot this colorful group of trailing cars for loading... (more)
A pair of former Illinois Central GP38-2's lead the R901 local as it heads south on the CN Missabe Sub, crossing Elbow Creek and passing along old codeline poles.
A pair of CN repainted IC GP38-2's lead local R901 as it heads south out of Mountain Iron on the Minntac Sub and back towards Proctor Yard.
After serving the U.S. Steel Minntac plant by pulling empties and dropping off loads of bentonite, the next stop for the Keenan switch is the small yard at Mountain Iron where they shove back and ... (more)
After switching loads for empties at a local blasting company the Keenan switch crew heads back to Keenan yard to tie up for the day.
The Keenan Switch job passes some long dormant signals along the CN Iron Range Sub as the head back to their namesake yard. These signals are what remains of tracks laid by the Duluth, Missabe and... (more)
CN Appleton local sits in yard while crew goes to beans.
After dropping their train on the northern most part of the Forest Park Branch, the pair of IC GP38-2's prepare to head into Hawthorne yard light power.
A pair of good old IC GP38-2s take their time coming onto the IHB at Broadview, passing an ancient IC Style G signal on their way.
The CN Santa Train is in the hole for the approaching L554 local returning to Clinton from Gilman.
2 old IC geeps throttle up toward a green signal as they lead the local into the setting sun.
The Gilman local backs under the signal bridge on its way into the yard.
IC 9625 and GTW 5825 shove a string of cars backwards through town.
Canon EOS20D, 16-35mm f/2.8L USM