When United States Steel ceased movement of crude ore by rail at their Minntac iron ore mine in northeastern Minnesota they sold off their large fleet of locomotives. This DM&IR train was the larg... (more)
Saratoga & North Creek ran an equipment move to take the newly restored E8 SLRG 518 and an old business car to North Creek after CP delivered the equipment to Saratoga.The E8 is an ex CNW and ex M... (more)
On Saturday May 19th, the SNC ran a special move to bring the IC inspired E8 SLRG 518 and an ex Columbus & Greenville business car from the CP interchange at Saratoga to North Creek. The ex CNW E8... (more)
Fifty years ago, the meandering "Ma and Pa" could be described as "legendary". Abandonment of segments had reduced the line by half, yet enough remained to sustain passenger extras. Here, in Augus... (more)
Rolling NB with 2 coaches pulled from storage in Corinth NY. These coaches are from the former operator of this line, Upper Hudson River RR.
S&NC rolls SB thru the 1000 Acres grounds. This is a dude ranch opened in 1942 and still going strong. Imagine D&H ore trains running thru here prior to 1989.
It appears a new platform is being b... (more)
The S&NC crew rolls SB along the scenic upper Hudson River in the Adirondack Park. The week of June 20th was the first week for preliminary S&NC train activity on this line. They are headed for Co... (more)
After serving as the a dpu unit on the tailings train, the crew put NSM 653 on it's own little train with five cars from the plant being brought up to Norshore Jct. which is where the NSM RR and t... (more)
A single Missabe unit MRF?! No, but the next best thing! The MRHS's SD-M glides through the woods on its way to Marbles to swap 8 hoppers for 50ish coal cars.
On a beautiful Duluth morning, the MRHS's SD-M prepares to go to work on the North Shore Scenic Railroad as 7 hoppers are being swapped for 50ish coal cars at Marbles.
Ex Go Transit 532 now SLC 532 and to be leased as AMT 532 inside the refurbished cab.
Ex Go Transit 532 now SLC 532 and to be leased as AMT 532 has just come back from a test run on the Millinocket Sub. It was tested with MMA 8569.
MMA's 8569 is nosing into the siding at South LaGrange to pick up 19 empty wood chip cars. Two of the Pan Am GP9s leased by MMA are part of the consist.
A classic shot of the ex-N&W 4-8-0 passing Carpenter's crossing.