September is a good time to see the various elevator engines at work. This locomotive with its faded green paint works the former Cargill elevator in Duluth (Riverland Ag). You can see where the... (more)
Holcim's GE center cab positions loaded cement hoppers on the CP interchange track at Duluth's Port Terminal.
Holcim's GE center cab positions covered hoppers under the cement loading silo.
With a number of new GP20C-ECO units populating Minnesota it was nice to see a former Milwaukee Road and a pair of ex-Soo Line GP38-2s in Duluth.
Let's see, if I just use my back and lift here...
Where sail meets rail. A pair of BNSF geeps make up the transfer to Superior while two MP15s ease down the west side of the yard after switching a foundry. The 1000-footer Walter J. McCarthy Jr. i... (more)
A pair of North Western geeps slowly follow a high-wide load out of Rice's Point in Duluth. The Schnabel car was pulled out of the port by a pair of Soo Line geeps and will be turned over to a lik... (more)
The 1000 foot Presque Isle dwarfs Canadian Pacific Rices's Yard in Duluth. The massive Tug/Boat combination is in for emergency repairs, as a CP remote job switches a cut of cars. To the above lef... (more)
The green on these stored coal hoppers might be faded but the memory of the BN still runs strong in Duluth.
A former Soo Line GP38-2 and a new ECO lead a transfer to Superior with the grain elevators of Duluth dominating the landscape.
A transfer from Superior arrives in Duluth behind a pair of new ECOs on a soggy and foggy Tuesday.
A sliver of light illuminates the 261 passenger train as it is turned at Rice's Point. The 261 would be wyed the following day.
Looking like a mixed train, Missabe 193 prepares to shove four passenger and two freight cars to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. The freight cars are for a display on Saturday for National Rail... (more)
A recent swoosh repaint and an older H-1 geep add color on this chilly spring day.
CP and UP transfer jobs go about their business in Duluth.