Earlier this year former Duluth & Northeastern 2-8-0 number 28 (ex-DM&IR 332) was moved from Cloquet back to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth. Cloquet Terminal Railroad had started rest... (more)
BNSF has been struggling to move stockpiled ore from mines on Minnesota's Mesabi Iron Range and this train is an effort to help speed up the movement of cars to Kelly Lake. The older hoppers on th... (more)
Three burners on the head end as coal loads head for Superior.
Brainerd Local heads west. It will service the mill in Brainerd for the last time today.
Big bridge, small train. With the closing of the paper mill in Brainerd the local will look more and more like this.
Westbound towards Grand Forks just before being told to stop at Carlton and run around their train and bring it into Superior.
Four veteran SD40-2s lead the Grand Rapids Local towards its namesake. The two trailing units will be set out at Brookston for the Kelly Lake Local.
The Grand Rapids Local heads towards its namesake with a pair of geeps to be set-out for local service. Solid Cascade Green consists are harder to get as time marches on.
DPU screams across the bridge, with its fading orange actually matching the fall colors!
A freshly painted #1716 leads the Rapids Turn westbound over the Huson Bridge on the BNSF Lakes Sub.
151 cars of freshly baked Keetac pellets roll over the Huson Bridge in Wrenshall, MN. This is the 2nd loaded pellet train from Keetac after the plant reopened after being shut down for over a year... (more)
9230 brings up the rear of a loaded Keetac train on it's way to Superior.
Great Northern SD45 400 "Hustle Muscle" leads the NRHS convention special over BNSF's ex-GN Lakes Sub en route to Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
CN train Q-119 detours over BNSF between Superior, WI and Noyes, MN account of a derailment of train M-345 north of Duluth on the DW&P.
crossing the Huson Bridge shows the immense size of this load hauled with the 36 axle Schnabel car