Ahh, like Father like Daughter, my 13 year old daughter spent Sunday afternoon helping to paint the South Shore RS-1 at the museum while dad worked on the traction motors, nothing fancy, just spru... (more)
Engineer Scott looks back over his train as we head over onto the mainline.
Lots of activity in the Twin Ports, CN is bringing 40 loads onto the ore dock while they are loading a ship with taconite. Over in Superior on the other side of the bay there is a BNSF coal train ... (more)
A lone EMDX GP 38 rests at the locomotive terminal, makes one wonder why the BNSF is still leasing locos when they have so many of their own layed up.
A BNSF All-Rail Ore Train works on getting it's train together while the Paper Mill switch has parked to go for lunch.
A BNSF Autorack train makes it's way past a couple of tracks of stored locomotives.
SOO wide vision caboose #1 rests out back at the LSRM.
A CP transfer departs Northtown past a string of stored BNSF locomotives.
A BNSF Autorack train makes it's way through Northtown Yard.
CP doing a little street running in Duluth.
Rice's Point Yard has a lot of stored hoppers from the ore industry these days. One lone GP38-2 switches some cars arouond for a transfer job.
Awaiting shipment to the E&LS this ex Milwaukee Road B-Unit looks like it has seen much better days.
Switching next to the tallest grain elevators in the Twin Ports makes this ex-SOO switcher look pretty small.
An empty coal train departs the Midwest Energy dock on it's way West for another load of coal.
The first regular run of the season for the North Shore Scenic is headed up by the SOO 700.