DM&IR SD9's roamed the WC lines in Upper Michigan very often during WC's early years, sometimes leased and other times paying back hp hours from the steady flow of WC units onto the DM&IR that pow... (more)
Empty limestone arriving at Proctor Yard behind one of two remaining DMIR painted motors.
A nice Christmas present to myself was catching this move by the North Shore Scenic Railroad crew using DM&IR 316 and DM&IR 193 to bring empty BNSF coal hoppers up the scenic railroad line for win... (more)
The last remaining SD40-3 in Missabe colors looks pretty good even if it's a cold early morning shortly before sunrise. They are coming off the Iron Range Sub and will be roughly a half hour from... (more)
The sun comes across the rails on a cold November morning bringing with it another new dawn on the former Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railroad. Brand spanking new Wisconsin Central switch locks a... (more)
Northbound T Bird empties from back 2007 when Maroon still ruled the former DMIR .
A pair of former DM&IR SDs are on a photo charter ore train as part of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum's Railfan Weekend.
Been a while now that we have seen two maroon Missabe units running the Keenan Switch on the Range, but back in the day this was all you would see.
The last tunnel motor in Missabe maroon on the CN roster leads an empty taconite train back to Minntac facility in Mountain Iron, MN for loading.
DM&IR 193 leads the nearly full Pumpkin Special train heads out of the yard at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth for the the special pumpkin patch where kids can pick their own special p... (more)
Last original Missabe unit remaining on the former DM&IR property nowadays, albeit in drag.
DM&IR 193 leads the nearly full Pumpkin Special train out of the yard at the Depot in downtown Duluth for the the special pumpkin patch where kids can pick out their own pumpkin.
Blast from the past thanks to North Shore Scenic & Lake Superior Railroad Museum's annual railfan weekend.
The last maroon tunnel motor in DM&IR paint passes what are some of the last trees with color in NE Minnesota on it's trip south with taconite pellets.