Milwaukee Road 261 rolls into the Lake Superior Railroad Museum alongside Soo Line 2719 and SD70ACe 9127.
Milwaukee Road 261 and Soo Line 2719 under steam near midnight in the museum yard. Lighting by Chris Guss.
261 steams past the ore docks in Duluth on its way towards the Lake Superior Railroad Museum.
A nice way to celebrate National Train Day was the arrival of 261 in Duluth.
Nine years ago today (May 10, 2004) CN purchased Great Lakes Transportation (DM&IR/B&LE). How I remember the Missabe from my younger years is reflected in this image of two high hood SDs going all... (more)
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)
The old and new pose at the Duluth Union Depot during a special railfan weekend.
The handful of former Milwaukee Road units still roaming around in faded colors likely won't last much longer as CP overhauls its fleet.
A classic example of a broken coupler that sidelined this SD40-3, forcing it to be set-out for repairs.
With Lake Superior on the right and Interstate 35 on the left, Missabe 193 rolls alongside Duluth's Lakewalk with 123 empty coal cars coming out of winter storage for Detroit Edison.
It's officially spring but there is still plenty of ice in the harbor as Minnesota experiences a colder than normal spring. The shipping season is well underway though as two ships and one train ... (more)
Work continues to replace this old wood trestle in far western Duluth as a pair of ex-Frisco units roll over it for what could be the last time. The new bridge is expected to be in service soon.
A filthy GE contrasts with the clean snow flocked trees after a heavy wet snow the night prior.
An ore train eases towards the ore dock after another wet snowfall.
I can't imagine these bandits will last long in Milwaukee colors, but then again we said that 25 years ago....