The last one. MILW 357 leads the last train #245 (Milwaukee-Green Bay) across Hwy U near Waldo, WI in January of 1987. Technically a Soo Line train, they have an all MILW consist today on this ori... (more)
An empty ore train makes short work of a plow ridge created by the Lake County truck in the distance, which was coming back and sanding the opposite side of the road.
After CN announced that they planned to purchase the DM&IR, local officials decided to run "Safety Specials" for employees and their families. In reality the passenger trips were more like a farew... (more)
Having been delivered earlier in the year this pair of freshly rebuilt tunnel motors lift ore empties up the southbound main out of Two Harbors. The track the train is on has a 2.9% grade as it di... (more)
With the roll-by of empties complete, the enginner on ore loads climbs back on his train north of Two Harbors.
DM&IR 402 leads maroon sister 403 upgrade out of Two Harbors with ore empties for Minntac with the cold deep blue of Lake Superior in the distance.
A loaded ore train eases down the grade into Two Harbors and catches the last rays of light on this crisp winter day.
First day of winter came in like a lion in Northeastern Minnesota, causing operating heartburn for CN's ore operations. Here an empty 115-car train heads northbound out of Two Harbors for Minntac ... (more)
Loaded ore train on the former DM&IR eases towards Two Harbors.
A southbound load leaves the junction and prepares to roll into Two Harbors.
DMIR 419 heads towards Two Harbors
Repainted Missabe tunnel motor 400 drifts downgrade into Two Harbors, MN with ore loads.
Loaded 116-car taconite train rolls towards the yard and docks at Two Harbors.