Burlington Northern S4 919 resting in front of the yard office at Rices Point Yard in Duluth October 1970. Robert C Anderson Photo from my Collection.
Burlington Northern F9A 794 leading a train through Rices Point Yard as a DWP transfer waits in the clear at Duluth October 1976. This train likely originated at Bridge Yard in downtown Duluth and... (more)
Milwaukee Road GP20M 982 at Rices Point Yard in Duluth MN April 1971. This unit was built as MILW GP9 2400 in January 1954 and rebuilt into this "GP20" in February 1970. It was eventuall... (more)
Northern Pacific S4 722 switching Rices Point Yard in Duluth June 1970. The 722 was built in December 1953 and retired in August 1972. These Alco S-Series switchers were the backbone of the NP in ... (more)
A decent looking GP40X leads a merger mate on a shuttle for CHS on a beautiful, but somber day in Duluth. An hour after this train departed, Rices Point Yard ceased to have a Yardmaster. All dutie... (more)
Back in 2013 our normal second engine for coal trains, DM&IR #316, was down with electrical issues. Here we the DMIR #193 lugging 122 empties into Rices Point Yard with all the billboards and sigh... (more)
A lone CP ECO catches the last rays of light as it picks up a pair of scrap cars from BNSF's yard in Duluth.
The wind sock tells the story as a brisk wind off Lake Superior contrasts with warmer air and creates a thick fog around the Duluth harbor. CP's continued presence in the Twin Ports is as foggy as... (more)
A winter of heavy snow followed by some warm days has caused localized flooding in the Twin Ports, including CP's yard in Duluth. I wouldn't want to hang the air on those cars - that water is cold... (more)
A lonely SD40-2 rests in a wet surrounding as snow continues to melt. The 1850 was being used for RCO training at this former NP yard.
A CP section employee uses a leaf blower to clear out a switch after a heavy snow the night prior. I'm sure he was thinking this winter has to end sometime.
Two former GN locomotives look sharp in their clean Cascade Green as they prepare to lead a passenger extra from Duluth to Iron River, Wisconsin for underprivileged children.
Vintage power winds coal empties through the curves as they head off of the BNSF to home rails and a trip up the Lakefront Line for storage.
BNSF yard jobs wait for contractors to remove tarps from a bridge painting project before proceeding with their day's work.
North Shore Scenic Railroad power set brings coal empties back to the BNSF in some sweet light.
I figured I would take one day to shoot these moves, as I will be working the next 9! Here we see 1... (more)