You would expect to find these smaller BN SW1s working small yards or shop facilities versus a large terminal like St. Paul. It was a beautiful summer day to be riding on the porch!
A topless lady. Soo 2500A had its radiator removed today for repairs prior to attending the Streamliners at Spencer event later this year.
Where SD40s no longer tread. A view taken inside the DW&P's curved 520-ft tunnel in far western Duluth. Blasted out in 1912, this rugged line into Duluth was abandoned in 1984 when the Peg started... (more)
A rare view (taken with permission) of Great Northern's former ore dock No. 1 in the Allouez neighborhood of Superior. This dock, last used in 1988, loaded the great lakes vessel Edmund Fitzgerald... (more)
Seven former LTVSMC Alco RS11s rest at CP's Stinson Yard prior to being shipped east to their new owner.
When BN severed its former GN ore dock complex from rail access in the mid-1980s it left a self propelled American crane on top of Dock 2 in order to facilitate the repair of dock chutes that line... (more)
A lonely SD40-2 rests in a wet surrounding as snow continues to melt. The 1850 was being used for RCO training at this former NP yard.
A pair of ex-Frisco MP15s work the North American Salt facility along Duluth's waterfront as the USCGC Alder rests at its berth after a hard day of breaking ice in the harbor.
Soo 2500A rolls across the Sucker River as it helps move a stored coal train off the North Shore Scenic Railroad.
Soo 2500A idles outside the shop building prior to helping move a stored coal train off the North Shore Scenic Railroad.
A former Penn Central GP38-2 and a sister help lead BNSF train Northtown-Superior across the Black River.
A handful of new BN SD60Ms received plaques for certain individuals. BN 9247 honored former BN president Thomas J. Lamphier, a strong supporter of the Duluth railroad museum.
Local power rests at 28th Street while section crews clear switches after a 10-inch snowfall the night before.
An Azcon self-propelled crane moves a loaded gondola into position to be picked up. The crane's "junk yard dog" condition looks fitting considering the environment it works in.
A CP section employee uses a leaf blower to clear out a switch after a heavy snow the night prior. I'm sure he was thinking this winter has to end sometime.