Not very often a person sees an Amtrak passenger train leave Duluth, MN. This train is part of the Milwaukee Road 261 passenger special from the Twin Cities to Duluth and back for National Train D... (more)
Some sweet afternoon light finally breaks through the storm clouds that were hanging over the area most of the day as a former Oakway SD60 leads a short 18 car limestone train up Proctor Hill from... (more)
A little nod to the folks at MNDOT and the engineering department is in order for building a bridge strong enough to support all the people gathered to watch the MILW 261 arrive in Duluth, Shot f... (more)
A transfer from Superior arrives in Duluth behind a pair of new ECOs on a soggy and foggy Tuesday.
The evening shift starts at Rice's Point.
A member of 261's crew does some ash work prior to the large coal burner heading back to the Twin Cities.
MILW #261 arrives into Duluth, MN, only minutes away from its destination at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in brilliant sunshine while a nasty storm heads across Lake Superior. Those clouds d... (more)
CN's Proctor Road Switch is on the BNSF trackage along the shoreline, and is parked for the time being with Carmen from Proctor on their way. While shoving empty ore jennies towards the limestone ... (more)
This view shows the three main bulk commodities handled by the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior for transloading into ships. On the far left is grain, at the top is western coal and in the center... (more)
A 4-pack of CN power pull a short 18 car limestone train up Proctor hill.
An interesting trio of locomotives on the CN job that shuttles ore loads and empties to the docks on Lake Superior silhouette against an interesting sky.
In a scene from the hey day of steam, Milwaukee Road, Soo Line, and Chicago & Northwestern equipment gathers at what could be a yard from the 1950s, alas it is 2013 and the great folks at the Lak... (more)
A clean SD60 and a trio of SD40-2Ws haul 17 limestone loads up the hill, leaving Duluth/Superior behind.