Superior was a Burlington Northern town, and still is.
While bumming around Superior with John Ryan and Ron we got a call from a good friend of mine about a nice looking Grand Rapids Local. I figured we would never see them as they were doing 40 mph a... (more)
In my favorite shot of the day, the Fudge Pop twins start the descent on the main part of the grade on Lemon Drop Hill, with their dynamics howling and doing a fine job of holding the 123 cars bac... (more)
Engineer Ben Nygaard is qualifying on the WC trackage from Superior to Stevens Point and ironically, what does this Missabe based employee get? An ore train! Seen here thundering through "Dan's Di... (more)
Proctor Road Switch moves cars around in the yard.
Last original Missabe unit remaining on the former DM&IR property nowadays, albeit in drag.
The 193/316 have plied these rails intermittently for their entire lives. This shot taken from railroad property by an employee. Train winds through downtown Duluth. From this angle, the hogbacks ... (more)
Just another day at the office. Santa Fe geep adds color as as switch job works in the yard.
#215 smokes it up as she shows her age. Missabe SD38-2's are unwanted by a large number of engineers nowadays, on the road at least, due to their 2,000 horses as opposed to the IC SD40-3's 3,000. ... (more)
BRC #306 and slug buddy shove 80+ cars up the steep grade to the hump yard. Sounded amazing!
Bad never looked so good. JJ and Randy bring the 0700 Superior back to Stinson.
The first train on the Barron Sub. since it has been placed in service. The Santa Train is seen here at Barron after offloading all of the 400+ children. Now the train will run to Poskin to unload... (more)
This brings an amazing spring break to a close, in a perfect way! You see, I traveled all the way out to Pennsylvania and....
1500 PRS heading to the BNSF for commercial traffic.
Coal power laying over.
As a snow storm brews coal empties fight their way to Superior. The crew is about 20 miles from home now.