About a half hour out from Proctor leading L568 (Ranier to Proctor) with a mixed freight, BLE 906 looks good in the low winter light on a clear afternoon.
After coming down from Ranier, MN L568 shoves into CN's Keenan yard to do some planned work. When the setouts and pickups are done, it's off to Proctor, MN.
A nice pair of SD60's and colorful boxcars head down the Missabe sub planning for a stop a Keenan yard shortly.
Visors are a good idea when traveling towards the low winter light especially after a fresh snow has recently fallen. This crew uses all means available to reduce the glare as they travel south d... (more)
Originating at Ranier, MN with a stop at Keenan yard BLE 906 is now heading down the Missabe sub to Proctor yard.
With their work done at Keenan yard and the train assembled on the main again it's time to dial up the dispatcher and get some signals for the trip heading down to Proctor yard.
BLE 906 leading L568, traffic from Ranier, MN and Keenan yard, comes through the small community of Alborn, MN on the way to Proctor yard.
Racing down to Proctor yard with traffic from Ranier, MN and Keenan yard, BLE 906 looks good in the low winter light .
Rounding the curve about to start slowing down for their next stop to do work at Keenan yard before continuing on to Proctor yard.
Coming down from Ranier, MN with traffic for Keenan yard and then it's down to Proctor yard all while the snow flies.
A cold morning finds BLE 906 leading freight from Ranier, MN down the CN Rainy sub cruising through the sun/shadow phase of early morning.
CN 5483 rolls south and will be coming to a stop shortly at the Keenan Road crossing for a crew change while a CN freight rolls north along the double track portion of the CN Missabe Sub.
After coming down from Ranier, MN, CN 5426 is now shoving into CN's Keenan yard to make a setout and pickup some other cars before heading to Proctor, MN.
Four SD60's roll to a stop to make a setout and pickup at CN's Keenan yard before continuing on to Proctor, MN. They leave the cars that are going south here on the main and proceed to the yard to... (more)
The nice SD60 duo on the local running between Rainier, MN and Proctor, MN has finished setting out and picking up cars at CN's Keenan yard and is now headed south towards Proctor.