As the final move for this crew for this shift, the CTRR's new MP15DC pulls log cars loaded from the yard and will spot them farther up the hill where they will pulled into the mill for unloading.... (more)
After shoving cars deep into the Sappi mill property, the crew re-emerges with their MP15DC to do some final switch moves before calling it a day.
The Cloquet Terminal has acquired a "new" MP15DC from ILS and has put the unit in service replacing what was their biggest engine, SW1000 #35, to switch the Sappi fine paper mill. Here... (more)
The Cloquet Terminal has acquired a "new" MP15DC from ILS and has put the unit in service replacing what was their biggest engine, SW1000 #35, to switch the Sappi fine paper mill.
Two classic EMD SW1s hustle a load of pulpwood along the line of the Cloquet Terminal - formerly the Duluth & Northeastern - at Cloquet, Minnesota.
On a nice clear winter day the Cloquet Terminal Railroad switches the large Sappi Paper Mill at Cloquet, MN.
Cloquet Terminal Railroad SW1000 no. 35 and an SW1 are parked at the paper mill. Another switcher is in the background near the mill buildings. With the galvanized garbage cans protecting the top ... (more)
The veteran switcher still working for the Cloquet Terminal tries it's best to rival the exhaust show of the large Sappi mill looming behind them.
The big workhorse of the Cloquet Terminal, SW1000 #35, shuffles and switches cars in the yard at Sappi Paper in Cloquet on a cold December day as the hustle and bustle of the mill goes on in the ... (more)
SW1000 35 heads back to work switching the large Sappi paper mill.
A pair of CTRR switch jobs pause for coffee at their shop on Dunlap Island. SW1 No. 33 handles the RIP track while 35 has arrived after switching the Sappi paper mill.
CTRR #31 and crew pass by the historic Northeastern saloon and hotel on the way home after a day of switching the Sappi mill.
Almost done for the day, CTRR #31 positions the loaded log cars from the lower tracks up to the track where they feed the logs into the plant. After they spot this cut it's quitting time.
The utility person stops in for a visit with the crew on board CTRR SW1 #31 while they sit and wait for the other CTRR crew on board SW1000 #35 to move some cars before they go back to work.