Some surveyors keep a close eye on this train as it climbs the new double track on Steelton Hill. The main adjacent to the train is brand newly in service, I think less than 5 days at this point.
A new CN GE is howling in dynamics as it brings a heavy train down the new grade on Steelton Hill. This was a massive engineering project turning a former 3 train a week DM&IR branchline into a 3 ... (more)
A visitor from the northwest enjoys the afternoon sun at the Lake Superior Transportation Museum.
Rain and a bit of snow mixed it up on a damp, chilly October day as DMIR went about its business of safely lowering another ore train from Proctor yard to the Duluth docks. This consist was a quar... (more)
Unlike the Iron Range this engine spent most of it's life running in, the fall color hasn't quite peaked along the lake as seen here off of highway 61 north of Duluth as 193 passes some of the bet... (more)
CP's Rice's Point yard goats start the evening shift.
A restored Great Northern 192 pulls an excursion on the North Shore Scenic Railroad.
A pair of grey ghosts lead this loaded limestone train up Proctor Hill at a snail's pace as the leader experiences some problems.
I have to keep saying how cool it is that I can use "Northern Pacific" from the dropdown menu in 2015. Thanks again to North Shore Scenic Railroad, Lake Superior Railroad Museum and Ste... (more)
Organizers managed to squeeze every possible amount of sunlight for the 3617 special, and with the pizza train knocking its brakes off at the museum, it's time to call it a day.
The "6AM PRS" makes its first trip to the docks with ex-ATSF 821 leading. They will drop the empties and pick up limestone loads. The loaded pellets above came down the previous mornin... (more)
After a long day with photographers the handsome duo races back to beat the evening passenger train out. Just gorgeous light. Bonus points if you can name the photographer in the window!
Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought I'd be pulling up "Northern Pacific" from the drop down menu to upload, would always be a classic slide scan I'd click on by someone else.... (more)
Recently painted NP SD45 3617 during the Lake Superior Railroad Museum's railfan weekend coordinated by Steve Glischinski rolls past the historic Fitger's Brewery Complex in Duluth.
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NP 3617 on a photo special after just recently being repainted and renumbered to its original state. This special was put on by the North Shore Scenic Railroad and Steve Glischinski for Ra... (more)