A short MRF makes its way down the CN Missabe Sub near Payne, MN
BLE 909 leads the Proctor MRF under the Rainy Sub at Munger, MN.
BLE 909 leads the Proctor MRF through Saginaw, MN.
A pair of Bessemer tunnel motors lead the MRF north into Iron Junction.
DMIR 161 bring a freight thru Fens, MN in September of 1987. Love those hi-hood SD-9's!
DMIR weekly "Miscellaneous Range Freight" southbound near Keenan
A very short MRF with nearly many locos as cars passes under the OTV bridge at Gilbert.
It is possible to see a train on the CN Iron Range Sub traveling back and forth from Two Harbors that doesn't have ore cars involved. The Miscellaneous Road Freight is one of them. Heading back ... (more)
The last active caboose on the DM&IR brings up the rear of the MRF on this day (April 20) in 1999. The caboose was being used in Two Harbors as a shoving platform and was headed to Proctor for ma... (more)
In the mid-1990s the big U.S. Steel roads swapped a number of units with the Missabe getting SD38s from the B&LE and EJ&E and those roads receiving older DM&IR SD-Ms and SD18/SD9s. The "new" DM&IR... (more)
Just a year on the property, 409 leads a short MRF south at Skibo en route to two Harbors.
The MRF makes it's way south through Saginaw, MN
The MRF returns from Two Harbors with five cars of product from switching out the Louisiana Pacific board plant on the outskirts of town. They will head into Keenan Yard to pick up more cars befo... (more)
After building the train with most of the cars at Keenan yard, GTW 6221 begins the pull south out of the yard and will lead them to Proctor with todays Misc. Road Freight. under heavy snows.
The MRF arrives at Proctor while a short U-717 pellet train prepares to depart for United Taconite.