Pulling off the CN Rainy sub at Minorca Jct. and continue the slow slog up the grade with limestone loads for delivery to the Minorca taconite plant on this early summer morning.
Moving limestone from Proctor up the CN Missabe Sub heading to deliver at Minntac.
With 35mins left of sunlight, IC 6251 takes a quartet of SD40 products out of Burnett with limestone loads.
After being shopped for two weeks, to our surprise, we see IC 6251 shove a limestone set underneath I-35. After getting signals, we race up the line to watch the quartet of SD40s crawl uphill in s... (more)
With the demand for light ever increasing, limestone loads crawl into Munger with a quartet of SD40 products, the leader still sporting its Illinois Central paint. After being out of service for t... (more)
Dodging clouds with rain and breaks of sun mixed in, a trio of BLEs haul limestone loads north on the CN Missabe Sub for the Minorca mine.
Limestone loads head north on the Missabe Sub.
Early morning run from Proctor to the Minorca mine with limestone.
An early morning departure out of Proctor now finds this trio of tunnelmotors pulling limestone loads at 0700 thru the yard at Virginia at track speed to climb the hill up the south side of the La... (more)
IIRC this is the train that brought all the boys to the yard. A trio of BLE tunnels sit in the siding at the former DWP yard at Virginia with their train of limestone loads after a trip to the Mi... (more)
A little snow is falling as DMIR 409 heads north with limestone loads for the Minorca taconite plant.
On the way up to the Minorca mine with limestone loads as the first significant snowfall of the season is happening.
A triple set of former DM&IR SD40-3's haul a limestone train north from Proctor, MN while snow continues to fall aiming for the Minorca mine.
A trio of BLE orange hustle 48 loads of limestone north along the CN Missabe sub heading for the Minorca mine near Virginia, MN.
Just as the sun breaks over the eastern horizon, CN 2039 rumbles north with limestone loads for the Minorca plant.