After staging and dumping the loads up on the dock, DMIR 407 now shoves the empties up the hill to assemble another full train for the return trip inland to the mines on Minnesota's Iron Range for... (more)
Even though the docks are silent, taconite still moves 24/7 in Two Harbors.
Although delays shadowed in my other shot, its still nice to be able to shoot maroon in 2014, nearly 10 years after the CN takeover.
An empty ore train makes short work of a plow ridge created by the Lake County truck in the distance, which was coming back and sanding the opposite side of the road.
After CN announced that they planned to purchase the DM&IR, local officials decided to run "Safety Specials" for employees and their families. In reality the passenger trips were more like a farew... (more)
Snow cakes the nose of 6252 as it works a dumper job at Two Harbors.
Crews work to clear a major derailment in Two Harbors yard a day after a loaded ore train ran away down the steep grade into the yard. Two crew members jumped and sustained injuries but are thankf... (more)
A Bessemer tunnel motor eliminates a plow ridge as it leads a train of empty ore cars out of Two Harbors for the Minorca plant near Virginia, MN. This area received around 3 feet of snow.
Missabe 403 leads ore loads downgrade into Two Harbors as fall colors begin to show along the north shore of Lake Superior.
Dan Mackey stokes the fire as we work our way north to Two Harbors. SOO 2719 turned its last wheel under steam on September 14th, as the 15 year federal inspection is due. Currently there's no f... (more)
The engineer on board SOO 2719 takes a break for lunch before taking his train back to Duluth
DM&IR 316 looks right at home at Two Harbors. This SD-M is owned by the Missabe Railroad Historical Society and used by the Lake Superior Railroad Museum after being donated to the MRHS by the CN... (more)
Some sweet SOO to see at Two harbors courtesy of the North Shore Scenic Railroad.
2719's engineer takes a pause as the Duluth-Two Harbors excursion preps for a return trip.
DM&IR 403 waits for a loaded ore train to clear part of its train in the yard.