Pacing Milwaukee Road train 255 along Hy 16 between the Dells and Mauston. After taking this train from Milwaukee to Portage as the Engineer I now get to be the railfan photographer from Portage t... (more)
Stopped at East Rio I've got to get some shots of my favorite leased power on the Milwaukee at the time. It was always a shear pleasure having the Missabe power. I can still remember the sound of ... (more)
DMIR units normally could be found working on the WC almost year round after the WC started to snare a substantial amount of all rail ore runs from Duluth to connections in Chicago. These were mos... (more)
Westbound train 255 departs Portage,WI. on it way to the Twin Cities with a couple of leased Missabe's and a Milwaukee unit.
Milwaukee Road train 255 westbound at Lewiston,WI..
Recently restored DM&N business car Missabe is shuffled by a DM&IR diesel as the museum moved exhibits around prior to winter. The Missabe would end back up indoors in a high visibility position a... (more)
Freshly painted and washed SD38s power a mining engineer train that included passenger cars from the WC, Missabe and Duluth museum. BN's "Range Rocket" local holds the siding in the distance and w... (more)
A crude ore train dumps at the Eveleth Taconite plant on a bitter cold day (-37F was the low, -14F was the high).
coal train on DMIR Adolf, MN
Two veterans side by side...
The setting sun casts a nice glow over DM&IR ore cars that are over 60 years old but still in daily revenue service for CN.
A pair of light power sets slowly roll towards the engine facility as the sun breaks through.
DMIR 403 East passes under Rte 666 just west of Allen Jct.
The last Missabe painted tunnel motors heads east by the search lights at the west end of Sparta on its way to Two Harbors.
Missabe 403 leads ore loads downgrade into Two Harbors as fall colors begin to show along the north shore of Lake Superior.