After switching loads for empties at a local blasting company the Keenan switch crew heads back to Keenan yard to tie up for the day.
The Keenan Switch job passes some long dormant signals along the CN Iron Range Sub as the head back to their namesake yard. These signals are what remains of tracks laid by the Duluth, Missabe and... (more)
Track speed in the fresh snow. A short train hustles along to service a local blasting company.
IC 9622 leads a short train from Keenan yard heading to switch loads for empties at Dyno Noble, a business that serves the taconite mines for their blasting needs, a cold February morning.
The Keenan switch job on a bit of a rescue mission as they had to come out of the yard to a help a M341 with air issues. They ended up cutting the train apart at the mid train DPU and pulling the... (more)
After serving U.S. Steel Minntac's commercial yard, the Keenan yard job with CN 9671 returns back to it's namesake yard with empty bentonite hoppers and a few gondolas.
Leaving the CN Keenan yard with a few tank cars for a local blasting company, IC 9622 still looks bright and fresh in the new snow.
The Keenan switch job had the rare task today of picking up 6 loads and a switch engine from the idled Mesabi Nugget plant. Steel Dynamics, the parent company of Mesabi Nugget and Mining Resourc... (more)
DMIR 409, DMIR 403, BLE 904, and DMIR 408 hustle 145 cars of iron ore pellets south to Two Harbors shown passing through the CN Biwabik yard on a nice but cool spring morning.
The Keenan Road Switch finished up delivering bentonite hopers to Minntac and now work on picking up some log cars out of the small yard at Mountain Iron before heading back to Keenan Yard.