Cloquet Terminal has renumbered and applied full lettering to its recently acquired ex-UP MP15DC. The unit was out working the large Sappi paper mill today.
BNSF snow dozer 940027 clears the mainline through Cloquet.
A trio of BNSF SD40-2s, two in BN paint, lead an eastbound manifest through a massive snowstorm.
A-B-A EMDs lead this long road freight from Dilworth yard to Northtown yard.
Leading is ex-BN SD40-2 #1997, still in green paint. Trailing is a unique GP38-2B, followed by another SD40-2.
BNSF C44-9W #789 in warbonnet paint leads the Amtrak Empire Builder to Chicago. Blizzard conditions in Montana may have contributed not only to the 5-hour delay but also the need to have the locom... (more)
Things are not what they seem. Former Rock Island GP38-2 now in GT colors has been assigned to the DWP to replace aging Alco RS11s in Duluth. By 1984 they would be re-lettered DWP, and by 1985, th... (more)
Bright yellow F unit faces greet a dismal looking day in March in Minneapolis back in 1973. F units still ruled on CNW's lines south out of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Here a former CGW F3 shares space ... (more)
An NS GE leads this grain train towards Glenwood on the CP Paynesville Sub in the late afternoon sun after a snowstorm hit the night before. My father is the conductor on this train, can be seen o... (more)
Canadian Pacific job HS12 switches the Duluth port terminal while the Clyde S VanEnkevort and Edwin H Gott await the start of the 2018 shipping season.
The snow is tapering off as a T-Bird train heads back to the mine to load more rock.
A train of tank cars rolls south down the CN Rainy Sub.
Track speed in the fresh snow. A short train hustles along to service a local blasting company.
A quartet of DWP RS11s are joined by a Milwaukee Road SD40-2 on a rainy day at their West Duluth yard in October 1982. In 2 years the yard would be vacated and moved to Pokegama, WI south of Super... (more)