Santa has arrived in Duluth on a special maroon and gold sleigh and is delivering a gift to a young boy.
It is Christmas Eve and Santa climbs aboard his sleigh for a busy night ahead...with the red Mars light of 2500A helping guide the way like Rudolph did on that one night long ago. Merry Christmas ... (more)
On a stunningly beautiful fall day along the shore of Lake Superior, the next-to-last regular scheduled train for the 2014 season heads back to Duluth Union Depot after hauling a sold out train to... (more)
On a foggy and misty day the anchor off the USS Duluth (LPD-6) is moved from a flatcar onto its concrete display stand along Duluth's Lakewalk near the Vietnam Veteran's War Memorial. The USS Dulu... (more)
Beautifully restored Soo Line FP7A 2500A leads ex-Missabe SD-M 316 south with 117 empty Detroit Edison coal cars coming out of storage. The ice cold blue of Lake Superior is visible after the ice ... (more)
The North Shore Scenic Railroad's "Christmas City Express" arrives at the Fitgers Brewery complex to load passengers for the Duluth Union Depot. This former C&NW RDC is reported to be the oldest o... (more)
What a lashup! IC E9A 101 is paired with two F units from the Lake Superior Railroad Museum collection during the 2004 Railfan Weekend event, which featured cab units from various midwest railroa... (more)
DM&IR 193 and 316 work to move a stored coal train off the North Shore Scenic Railroad for BNSF to return to service. Normally the western tip of Lake Superior is frozen over by February, but not ... (more)
A nice Christmas present to myself was catching this move by the North Shore Scenic Railroad crew using DM&IR 316 and DM&IR 193 to bring empty BNSF coal hoppers up the scenic railroad line for win... (more)
SOO 2719 steams along the Duluth Lakewalk by the shores of Lake Superior on a clear September morning. Duluth's famous Aerial Lift Bridge can be seen to the left.
Profile of a classic: GN SD45 400, owned by the Great Northern Railway Historical Society. This is one first class restoration!
Duluth's first day of of testing a commuter run had RDC 9169 passing the shores of Lake Superior in downtown Duluth. Note the salt water vessel anchored in the lake.
Duluth's first day of of testing a commuter run had RDC 9169 passing the shores of Lake Superior in downtown Duluth.