A very cold morning as steaming pellets from U.S. Steel Minntac glide across the frozen landscape behind a trio of Dash 8's heading for Two Harbors, MN.
It's a nice spring day and the taconite pellets are moving down the CN Iron Range sub from Minntac towards Two Harbors passing Allen Jct. along the way.
A U789 from Minntac rolls south down the CN Iron Range sub on Christmas Day 2020. The steam from the fresh baked taconite pellets, the wind blown snow from the passing train and the low sun angle... (more)
After a crew change, CN 2041 is underway again towards Two Harbors, MN on a nice spring day.
The last little bit of snow hangs on as a trio of -8's lead a taconite train along the CN Missabe sub. In a couple hundred yards they will take a left turn onto the CN Iron Range sub for Two Harb... (more)
Running south along the CN Iron Range sub having just went by the N. Biwabik signals and passing a string of veteran DMIR ore cars that are staged here for the winter. CN 2041 has 145 of the much... (more)
CN 2027 emerges from behind a curtain of fall colors across the landscape.
Coming down the mountain from U.S. Steel Minntac at m.p. 5 on the CN Minntac sub, CN 2040 leads 145 ore cars filled to capacity on a frost covered afternoon as they head for Two Harbors, MN.
A fog filled morning with the red CN nose as really the only color around on this southbound taconite train.
Southbound CN 2033 leads 145 cars of steaming taconite pellets through a valley between two old mine dumps full ablaze in fall color.
With the backdrop of an old mine dump showing the fading colors of the fall season , CN 2027 rolls though the yard at Biwabik heading towards Two Harbors, MN with 145 cars of taconite pellets.
Rolling south along the CN Iron Range sub at Gilbert, MN amidst the fall colors during their peak.
It's early morning with an abundance of fog as a loaded ore train going towards Two Harbors, MN quietly rolls south along the CN Iron Range sub at Gilbert, MN amidst the fall colors.
CN 2001 and fresh taconite pellets cut through the early morning fog while heading south on the CN Iron Range Sub for Two harbors, MN.
CN 2001 runs south down the Iron Range sub and through the yard at Biwabik as a fast moving early morning thunderstorm approaches from the north.