The "flying outhouse" (Mack Industrial) is used by the railroad museum in Duluth as a shop switcher. It was restored by Reserve Mining in Babbitt and as such is painted in that railroad's brown an... (more)
Soo 2500A is no stranger to this part of Duluth as it called frequently at the Soo Line Depot, which was located just to the left, before being removed in the name of urban renewal in the early 19... (more)
The eastbound Empire Builder slows for its station stop at the Isaak Walton as snow continues to fall.
Although not rare, it isn't overly common to find two CP jobs working Duluth at the same time. ICE 6440 is delivering a 40-car transfer from Superior while a pair of ECOs wait to switch it out upo... (more)
An excavator on a Herzog slot train works to clear a drainage prior to snow melting.
Running late, the morning ore train nears Silver Bay with a former GCFX unit leading three EMD sisters.
A loaded tailings train heads to the Milepost 7 basin with one SD40-3 on either end.
A trio of light units roll past the first ship of the season, the Cason J. Callaway (also owned by CN). The piles of ore are high and ice will likely hamper the start of this shipping season.
A nice matched set of Bessemer SD40T-3s (904, 903, 906) lead a loaded Minntac ore train downgrade into Two Harbors. There are five B&LE tunnel motors assigned to the former Missabe and getting thr... (more)
A cold sunrise over Lake Superior as a yard crew uses a road set to position empty ore cars towards the outgoing.
The new and old at Stinson.
A odd pairing but certainly colorful. The Cargill unit (CRGX 570) was heading to Moose Jaw and is a former PC SD40.
A pair of CP ECOs are small in comparison to the Great Lakes Fleet tug-barge Presque Isle, which was getting ready to depart its winter lay-up berth in Duluth.
One of CHS's five switchers assigned to their large Superior grain complex enjoys the sun as two of its sisters shiver in the shadows. The 200 is former Portland Traction and wore a nice coat of o... (more)
A friendly wave from the conductor as a westbound empty coal train meets a loaded train on the high plains of Wyoming.