The 5418 leads the turn around the west wye and into the siding with a 124 car train from CSX. The old PM Coal tower is in the back ground.
NREX 5418 switches in Baldwin before gathering a outbound train and heading south. 5418 spent several years on the NSM in MN before being stored in Dixmoor IL for a couple more years. It is now on... (more)
NREX 5418 leads 129 empties back to Babbitt for loading. Recently arrived clean sister 5482 trails.
Temp -24F, windchill -40F.
With the detector at milepost 36 recording the air temp at -24F, this "second section" of the 05:00 train works east towards Silver Bay with 80 loads. When the temp dips below -5F NSM cuts their t... (more)
Borrowed NREX 5418 leads the early morning ore loads into Silver Bay at 06:27.
A just delivered "filler" unit from NREX leads a 128-car Northshore Mining ore train towards Silver Bay.