The St. Louis County "History Train" moves to its first stop in Proctor. The car is a restored NP baggage car with a photo history of the county.
Morning Roadswitch with two passenger cars for the Duluth museum.
140 loads to the east of 6.
A great morning for Missabe fans arriving for the DM&IR historical society convention. www.missabe.com
The morning Roadswitch lugs 140 empty ore cars from Duluth up the 2.2% of Proctor Hill.
Loaded ore train decends Proctor Hill on a bone chilling morning (-15F, windchill -30F).
A CSX and UP GE have no trouble pulling 140 empty ore cars up the 2.2% grade out of Duluth.
Crisp and cold at ten degrees below zero, the Proctor Roadswitch eases 140 loaded ore cars down the 2.2% of Proctor Hill towards Duluth.
Morning limestone loads for Minntac climbs Proctor Hill with leased UP side dump cars.
The afternoon Proctor Roadswitch grinds up Proctor Hill en route back to Proctor with 8/7.