One of Hallett Dock's switchers spots cars of taconite pellet chips/fines at the firm's unloading shed. This ore is from Keewatin Taconite and will be shipped from Hallett Dock by lake vessel to b... (more)
Big meets small as a former C&NW F7A rolls past a parade float used by the Wisconsin Great Northern.
Self propelled motorcar 316 was originally built in 1913 by St. Louis Car for the Southern Traction Company. This car is in operating condition and was resting outside Wisconsin Great Northern's d... (more)
WGN's former Algoma Central (WC) SD40-2 looks sharp in fresh snow and under code blue sky conditions. Here a crew member flags a crossing as the big road unit returns to its train after spotting a... (more)
A helper set glides across Highway 23 in western Duluth prior to bridge crews placing a new span across the road. This work was done in the dead of night with the road being closed for 30-minute i... (more)
A helper set glides down Steelton Hill in western Duluth and passes by new bridge construction for double track. The track and narrow bridge the units are on will be replaced by two new bridges, t... (more)
Almost "Hitchcocked" as a large flock of pigeons take flight upon the arrival of a CP transfer. Spilled grain attracts birds and deer, especially when snow begins to cover the ground. A ... (more)
A former ATSF GP40X and green 2921 stand out in a sea of modern high horsepower EMD and GE locomotives at BNSF's ex-Great Northern engine facility in Superior, Wisconsin. On the left are remnants ... (more)
A fitting scene for Veterans Day as the Grand Rapids Local makes a set-out in Cloquet before heading west. A hearty thank you to all active and retired military personnel.
A lone SD40-2 is seemingly swallowed by freight cars in BNSF's primary Twin Ports yard.
A CN freight wraps itself around a hillside ablaze with fall color as it works up the nearly 2.0% grade of Steelton Hill in far western Duluth.
EMD's first production SD45, Great Northern "Hustle Muscle" No. 400, greets former EMD FP7 demonstrator Soo Line 2500A. The f-unit had just been restored and was being positioned for pho... (more)
A nice looking pair of EMD end-cab switchers handle a train to West Duluth. Trailing 3411 is former Frisco MP15 3702.
Passengers scurry off a former C&NW bi-level car and head straight for the North Shore Scenic Railroad's pumpkin patch.
A fitting black and orange color for Halloween as B&LE 906 leads a sister and a CN SD40-2W upgrade with ore empties from the dock in Duluth.