Three SD60 types ease a loaded limestone train out of Missabe Junction in Duluth. This train is headed for U.S. Steel's large Minntac ore processing plant where the lime rock will be added to taco... (more)
The DW&P ran a holiday special for employees from 1977 through 1982 using equipment from the LSRM and Missabe. Here the train has arrived from Virginia and a pair of RS11s will hook onto the rear ... (more)
An empty ore train exists Cramer Tunnel on its way back to the mine. F9 4213 would be destroyed in a run-away at Taconite Harbor two years later.
Framed by a concrete arch supporting Highway 61 over the frozen Sucker River, Erie Mining 4211 leads a special passenger train to Knife River.
Framed by a concrete arch supporting Highway 61 over the frozen Sucker River, Soo 2500A brings up the rear of a special passenger train to Knife River.
A beautiful day in northeastern Minnesota finds the natives out walking their dogs and riding a special train to a winter festival in Knife River. Soo 2500A's rotating Mars light indicates the tra... (more)
The NSSR's Christmas City Express arrives in downtown Duluth after a short trip from Fitgers. The RDC is a former C&NW version and is one of the first delivered.
A rare visitor to the Twin Ports leads southbound Superior (Itasca) to Chicago (Proviso) manifest across the Amnicon River. UP trains utilize trackage rights over CN between Superior and central W... (more)
A rare visitor to the Twin Ports leads a northbound Kansas City to Pokegama (CN/Superior) train across the Kettle River. UP trains utilize trackage rights over BNSF between St. Paul and Superior. ... (more)
New 2901 passes recent earth work and new track being installed as part of CN's plan to double track this line in western Duluth.
A pair of former DM&IR SD38-2s switch the E Yard at Proctor. Missabe 215 is one of two remaining former DM&IR units still wearing Missabe lettering and paint (SD40-3 403 is the other).
The North Shore Scenic Railroad's Christmas City Express pauses at Duluth Union Depot at sunset on a crisp last day of November.
A pair of leased former Santa Fe GP20s work a grain elevator in Superior, Wisconsin.
A leased former IC GP10 shoves tank cars into the loading facility at Calumet in Superior.
Wisconsin Great Northern's former C&NW F7 and ex-Milwaukee Road SW1 look sharp in fresh snow under blue skies.