DMIR 210, 410 and 212 rolls a morning ore transfer down Proctor Hill from Proctor Yard to the Duluth ore docks. The train is about to pass under a frontage road and I35 as it passes a lot full of ... (more)
A squall has passed and the evening shift has yet to start at Rice's Point.
The International Friendship Special readies for departure from Duluth Union Station. We'll be on the DWP to Fort Francis,ONT. and return on the DMIR coming back into Duluth down Proctor Hill.
Orange meets orange with a family connection as GN 192 guides a North Shore Scenic Railroad passenger train into the siding while a special Operation Lifesaver train holds the mainline. The OLS tr... (more)
Soo Line GP30 speeds down the forest lined tracks as it takes passengers east from Duluth along the north shore of Lake Superior. Soo 700 is on Lake Superior Railroad Museum's roster.
A beautiful early evening finds the 1000-foot tug/barge Presque Isle taking on a load of iron ore at CN's former DM&IR dock while a BNSF transfer rolls past headed for Superior, Wisconsin.
Great looking pair of iron ore veterans bring 130 all rail taconite cars back to the BNSF after being stored all winter. This train was brought up when it was -30, quite the change! This is a not ... (more)
DMIR SD-M 316 (a rebuilt SD18) leads heritage paint scheme SD9 No. 129 and another SD18 as the ore train descends Proctor Hill approaching the Duluth ore dock near 40th Ave. W. in Duluth, Minn. Th... (more)
Rush hour begins in Duluth and a BNSF transfer job heads south parrallel to I35.
Tighter view of ore cars pushed onto the dock in order to begin loading onto the boats.
Sparkling clean 8427 awaits visitors for National Train Day at Duluth Union Depot, home of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. The depot was built in 1892 and served NP, GN and DM&IR.
A little street running action on Rices Point along Duluth's industrial waterfront on a Friday afternoon as they work to keep the customers happy.
A CP unit shuttles a lone grain car towards their yard while the British-flagged ocean vessel Johanna C unloads wind turbine blades at the port of Duluth.
The giant DMIR 227 Yellowstone and the original EF1 electric MILW 10200 stand in the afternoon sun under the trainshed in Duluth, but it's trains of the wooden variety that have my children's atte... (more)