CNW unit sitting in runaround Kansas City "Bottoms"
A pair of SD18s along with some SD9s are at Albion, PA for servicing on the Bessemer & Lake Erie RR. BLE was still affiliated with U.S. Steel at this time along with the Union RR. and the Duluth M... (more)
Former DM&IR 193 runs long hood forward on a return trip from Two Harbors to Duluth on a fall color run.
An Ohio Central local crosses the NS/CSX diamond as it makes its way into the NS yard in Youngstown to switch cars with the Y&S.
After dropping its small train off in Palmers 193 and the DM&IR caboose fly back south for Duluth past some real nice fall color. Even though this is on the North Shore Scenic Railroad this could ... (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)
DMIR 193 slowly creeps down the siding with its small 21 car train that will be left here in the siding.
DMIR 193 slows for a stop ahead at the south switch at Palmers to take a cut of 21 storage cars into the siding. The train is crossing Big Sucker Creek just south of the siding on a absolutely bea... (more)
If you think about it, there are actually four DMIR paint jobs you can catch in the Duluth region. In addition to the two out of Proctor in CN service, the North Shore Scenic uses this and sister... (more)
I never did see them run this, too bad .
A pair of B&LE SD18's, one in bicentennial paint, share the North Bessemer engine terminal with some SD9's and a few flavors of SD38's.
All Rail taconite cars roll by the still standing ex DM&IR (ex D&IR IIRC) depot at Knife River. Given to a private individual, the building has suffered neglect but still stands.
An old SD18 stopped waiting for new crew.
After dropping off the conductor, DMIR #193 throttles up as they prepare to pull 130 cars by the South Switch and Palmers and pickup the four cars that were set out the day before.
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)