The local kicks up plenty of fresh show as it rolls towards its next stop at Wales.
The four unit MRF hauls coal loads and bentonite hoppers southward towards Allen Jct. after blasting through the crossing at Aurora, MN. The coal is for Mesabi Nugget and the hoppers are going to... (more)
The MRF shoves coal loads into Allen Jct. to be used by the Mesabi Nugget plant, the worlds first full scale iron nugget plant producing 97% pure nuggets for use in steelmaking.
EJ&E 674 leads a light power set off local 593 in Two Harbors as DM&IR SD38-2 215 switches new CN ore cars in the yard.
The rusted mail box still says DM&IR, but the power shouts CN.
EJ&E 674 leads a light power set on local 593 in Two Harbors after they left their train at Wales for delivery tomorrow to Northshore Mining.
The changing face of the Missabe. A pair of reassigned IC SD40-3s (6254/6261) depart Proctor with the MRF while B&LE 909 and IC 6006 arrive with a loaded ore train (U-717) from United Taconite. ... (more)