After dumping their train at CN dock 6, IC 6253 prepares to make the run up Proctor hill and back to the yard with the empties. In the background is the John A. Blatnik bridge which carries Inter... (more)
A heavy M-347 barks up Steelton Hill in far west Duluth with two units on the head end and three units pushing on the rear.
DMIR 303 crosses I-35 as it brings an empty ore train from Duluth to Proctor, MN in May of 1992.
The Proctor Transfer heads with a trio of elephant style GE's.
An extra Winnipeg to Markham intermodal passes a stand of Birch trees descending Steelton Hill. The double tracking has opened up a lot of photo angles.
Not many helper districts rate three motors, but a steep grade and gigantic trains has garnered Steelton Hill a trio. Here, SHOVER-1 is pushing M34791 06 past Gary crossover near the base of the ... (more)
A former DM&IR tunnel motor leads R922, a limestone train, up Proctor Hill and around the famed Spirit Mountain curve.
Soo 2500 leads an excursion north out of Duluth, MN.
A Soo GP38-2 holds in Duluth.
A DMIR tunnel motor leads a train out of the docks.
The afternoon North Shore Scenic excursion train returns to Duluth behind DMIR 193.
CN SD70M-2 8918 along with a GECX lettered ex CSXT lead a long Northbound general freight up Steelton Hill, south of Duluth.
The Steelton Hill helpers shove on the rear of a Northbound
CN intermodal. The set was kept busy this morning, shoving 4 trains in just a couple hours.
A pair of CN GE's lead a southbound stack train down Steelton Hill, south of Duluth. Being my first visit to this line, I was very impressed with the traffic levels.
In 1989, Burlington Northern received a series of freight cars called “Boppers” built by Bethlehem Johnstown. These experimental aluminum cars had both side doors and roof hatches, and could be us... (more)