RailPictures.Net Photo: GN 562 Great Northern EMD SD7 at Superior, Wisconsin by Bill Edgar
 
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Allouez Yard on Superior's east end. (more..)
Superior, Wisconsin, USA (more..)
September, 1970
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GN 562 (more..)
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GN 562 in Big Sky Blue handle home built caboose X-1 and a classic GN caboose along with a string of ore jennies at Allouez Yard 6 months after the BN merger. The jennies include a somewhat rare jade green one, and the next track over, NP ore cars reside. Although this is post merger, the Duluth-Superior railroads had a common practice of interchanging ore cars with each other depending on the iron ore mix needed by the steel mills, so seeing NP cars would not necessarily be a sign of the recent merger. It is interesting to note roller bearing trucks on the NP cars.
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