Likely one of the tightest curves 4014 will encounter on its journey is this section on BNSF in Superior, Wisconsin. Here the massive 4-8-8-4 is "walked" through the curve with a little ... (more)
The Duluth Transfer making it's way back to the BNSF Yard in Superior while battling a little snow on the way
After a demanding winter in 2012-2013 these two former Great Northern snow dozers were rebuilt, only to sit out the past two mild winters.
A special consist put together by the four Class I railroads serving Duluth-Superior plus a Budd RDC borrowed from the North Shore Scenic Railroad rolled through Superior in conjunction with local... (more)
A BNSF geometry train turns around on the wye at Winter Street before heading back into the BNSF 28th Street yard and being done for the day.
It is hard to believe that BNSF has only 25 or so of these classic end-cab EMD switchers left in service. Here a SW1500 and MP15 arrive in Superior to pick up a cut of cars for Duluth. Tight indus... (more)
A recently repainted SD40-2 and an older geep power a snow dozer to clear yard tracks in Superior.
A matched pair of lease units work today's UP transfer to the BNSF in Superior
261 steams off of the BNSF's Coal Runner and heads for the Grassy Point Draw.
Transfer picks its way through heavy snow along appropriately named Winter Street.
A crew from Hulcher has just competed setting the rear truck of this unit back on the rails after a minor derailment. The only visible damage was a slightly bent pilot.
A crew from Hulcher lifts up a derailed SD40-2 in Superior.
Remote job switches hoppers of plastic pellets at a local factory.
At least they stayed upright. Just another reason why you should always take the camera with you. Luckily I had time to run home and grab mine.
An empty coal train departs the Midwest Energy dock on it's way West for another load of coal.