NSM empties rolling north towards Babbit.
As fog rolls in off Lake Superior a sun break shines on empties ready to head back to the mine. This leased unit is scheduled to be returned this month.
There is something to this ominous day--I catch the Northshore Mining on the way back to Babbit, but leased power is in the lead. No blue NSM on the nose. Oh Well, you make your own luck. Next ... (more)
Leased from NREX but wearing NSM colors, 5482 leads a special passenger train operated to the Milepost 7 tailings disposal basin as part of the annual "Bay Days" celebration in neighboring Silver ... (more)
Recented leased 5482 wears NSM colors but is lettered for owner NRE. Here it leads 130 ore loads towards the pellet plant at Silver Bay. Getting any clean unit this time of year is a handsome re... (more)
Leased NREX 5418 (built for the L&N; later Seaboard and Canadian Pacific) leads a train up from the dock on Lake Superior.