Here's an old relic. The Duluth and Iron Range Railroad or D&IR was formed in 1874 by Charlemagne Tower to haul iron ore from the Minnesota Iron Co. in Tower, Minnesota, to the new Lake Superior p... (more)
A former EJ&E SW1 that is over 70 years old picks up a much newer low emissions switcher from the BNSF interchange. This locomotive was originally built for the Modoc Railroad Academy using an IC ... (more)
Just as the sun clears the horizon, the three man crew on board CTRR #35 heads out of the office yard of the Cloquet Terminal Railroad and heads to work switching cars all day for Sappi paper and ... (more)
October 1941 saw the release of Disney's "Dumbo," the last day of carving on Mount Rushmore, and the almost daily escalation of World War II overseas by the German Reich. It was also the month th... (more)
A Ford Mustang rolls past a pair of SW-1s.
At the Cloquet Terminal's ex-Duluth & Northeastern shop on Dunlap Island, D&NE 2-8-0 28 is undergoing restoration. The railroad applied fresh cab lettering and painted several components prior to... (more)
Cloquet Terminal No. 33 was built just before the US entered World War II, and is still going strong for owner Sappi Paper. Here it's posed with an authentic Duluth & Iron Range boxcar in the yar... (more)
Storming the fort as a pair of SW-1s reflect nicely in the St. Louis River.
Pushing 72 years old, this SW1 owned by the Cloquet Terminal Railroad still shows no signs of slowing down despite being used daily serving the Sappi paper mill and is kept in working order by the... (more)
SW-1 No. 31 was built by the Electro-Motive Corporation (EMC) in November 1941 for the EJ&E. Today it works out its last days on the short line Cloquet Terminal, under the watchful eye of Robert ... (more)
Cloquet Terminal SW-1 33 rolls past the iconic Northeastern Hotel on Dunlap Island in Cloquet, Minnesota. The Cloquet Terminal operates over the former Duluth & Northeastern. This was of several... (more)
The fireman on this SW-1 exchanges a wave with a young fan.
CTRR's two ex-EJ&E SW-1s reflect nicely along the St. Louis River.
CTRR's former Duluth & Northeastern SW-1 33 poses next to a local watering hole. Lighting by Steve Glischinski and Jeff Terry.
The CTRR's two SW-1s pose for night shots. Lighting by Steve Glischinski and Jeff Terry.