Where Rail Meets Sail! Erie #4211 is no stranger to the shipping industry, having hauled hundreds of thousands of tons of ore to the dock at Taconite Harbor over the years. Now retired, she sits b... (more)
A classic geep leads a transfer towards Rices Point yard.This veteran now resides on Respondeks Port Harbor Railroad and will be back running soon.
A CP transfer rolls underneath the approach to CN's former DM&IR ore dock No. 6 in Duluth. Loading at the dock is the 1000-footer American Spirit, which spends most of its time in the ore trade as... (more)
A really neat set of 1966-built GP40s work a Canadian Pacific transfer in snowy Duluth. Leading is Soo Line 2010, a former Milwaukee Road GP40 that amazingly still wears the colors of its first ow... (more)
One of Hallett Dock's switchers spots cars of taconite pellet chips/fines at the firm's unloading shed. This ore is from Keewatin Taconite and will be shipped from Hallett Dock by lake vessel to b... (more)
A helper set glides across Highway 23 in western Duluth prior to bridge crews placing a new span across the road. This work was done in the dead of night with the road being closed for 30-minute i... (more)
A helper set glides down Steelton Hill in western Duluth and passes by new bridge construction for double track. The track and narrow bridge the units are on will be replaced by two new bridges, t... (more)
Almost "Hitchcocked" as a large flock of pigeons take flight upon the arrival of a CP transfer. Spilled grain attracts birds and deer, especially when snow begins to cover the ground. A ... (more)
DMIR 402, DMIR 403 and DMIR 408 sit on the curve for the approach to the CN dock 6 and stare at a red signal, waiting to return to Proctor yard with the empties.
A CN freight wraps itself around a hillside ablaze with fall color as it works up the nearly 2.0% grade of Steelton Hill in far western Duluth.
EMD's first production SD45, Great Northern "Hustle Muscle" No. 400, greets former EMD FP7 demonstrator Soo Line 2500A. The f-unit had just been restored and was being positioned for pho... (more)
A nice looking pair of EMD end-cab switchers handle a train to West Duluth. Trailing 3411 is former Frisco MP15 3702.
Passengers scurry off a former C&NW bi-level car and head straight for the North Shore Scenic Railroad's pumpkin patch.
A fitting black and orange color for Halloween as B&LE 906 leads a sister and a CN SD40-2W upgrade with ore empties from the dock in Duluth.
Looking more like models, Hallett Dock's two EMD switchers rest on a quiet Sunday morning at Dock 5 in West Duluth. The green No. 12 traces its lineage back to N&W while No. 11 is a former C&O NW-... (more)