A glimpse into the past as the last two Missabe painted motors work the E-Lead switch job in Proctor Yard. This would end up being the last time two maroon units would be lashed together, let alon... (more)
DM&IR 409 is seen again pulling into Proctor Yard.
DM&IR 409, an ex-SP SD45T-2 rebuilt by VMV at Paducah, pulls taconite loads east towards Duluth, seen here at Adolph.
Veteran Missabe ore cars and a classic searchlight on a clear night anytime within the last 50 years.
The last Missabe painted tunnel motor leads empty limestone side dumps south on CN's Missabe Sub
A 96 car string of old Missabe/DMIR ore cars are setout on a storage track at Biwabik for the winter. During the summer months, these cars are used in BFT service between the mines and Two Harbor... (more)
DMIR 215 and 403 work the E-Lead in Proctor Yard. This would turn out to be the last time two maroon painted engines were lashed up together.
Are you lost? DMIR 144 leads an empty ore train on CNW's Adam's Line at Sussex, WI in March of 1974. The bridge is the crossing of Soo Line's mainline to Chicago. Russ Porter Kodachrome from my co... (more)
A gorgeous day with a somber mood, the #215 wouldn't last on this job much longer, replaced by IC SD40-3's not long after this was taken. Once replaced, the #215 would never return to Two Harbors.... (more)
I wanted to take a moment and look at a timewhen the clock turned back. After the maroon purge between 2006-2008, in which 38 DM&IR units were either sold, scrapped or repainted, it was very rare ... (more)
DMIR 303 crosses I-35 as it brings an empty ore train from Duluth to Proctor, MN in May of 1992.
DMIR 225 rests through the night.
A DMIR tunnel motor leads a train out of the docks.
The afternoon North Shore Scenic excursion train returns to Duluth behind DMIR 193.
Two leased Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range SD9's that worked both CN and CP during the mid-60's. Number 104 and 152 westbound at Montreal, Quebec in February 1965.