DWP GP38-2s nos. 5853 and 5850 head into downtown Duluth with a transfer from their West Duluth yard. These units replaced aging RS-11s, and by year end will no longer serve Duluth at all. A new y... (more)
DWP GP38-2s nos. 5850 and 5853 work the west end of their yard in West Duluth, located below I-35 on the hillside above Lake Superior. These units came from GTW and were originally built for the R... (more)
DWP caboose no. 53100 is a former New York Central bay window caboose acquired second hand as business increased in the 1980s. Shown here at their West Duluth yard.
DWP was experiencing traffic growth in the ealry 1980s and needed more cabooses. One example was a former GN St. Cloud shops caboose, DWP 53102, acquired from BN, shown at West Duluth, MN.
A trio of EMD's works the Duluth docks to unload taconite pellets onto a ship.
DWP 5850 and mate handle heavy switching at DWP's West Duluth yard on the hillside above Lake Superior. The former GTW Geeps are now lettered in DWP and in an era of rapid change, the whole operat... (more)
GTW 5850 and 5851 are unwelcome new arrivals on the DWP for railfans. In summer 1983 they have replaced aging DWP RS-11s which were the backbone of the railroad since replacing steam in the latter... (more)
CN 5211 and 5023 get a northbound freight underway leaving the DWP yard in west Duluth and starting up the long grade to Munger on their line to Verginia, MN and St. Francis, ON.
It's a beautiful fall morning in Duluth as this train waits for a new crew to then begin offloading taconite pellets at the docks in Duluth Minnesota.
A trio of helper (shover) units roll past CN train 8890 at control point Gary on Steelton Hill in far western Duluth. Fall color was good this year in northeastern Minnesota.
The iconic lift bridge can be seen in the background as this limestone train heads up the hill.
4 EMDs take a loaded Limestone train up Proctor hill.
DMIR 402 running around some ore loads down at the ore dock lead.
IC 6252 taking limestone empties down the hill into Duluth.