Clean now, but wait until they end their day working on Soo Line 2719. Dan Mackey (right) and Scott Carney prior to departing on a photo charter. One of its last trips before being stored pending ... (more)
Dan Mackey stokes the fire as we work our way north to Two Harbors. SOO 2719 turned its last wheel under steam on September 14th, as the 15 year federal inspection is due. Currently there's no f... (more)
Sailing across the four lane as they roll out of the Duluth city limits and travel up the coast of Lake Superior for Two Harbors.
Leaving Duluth and the urban area behind, the crew aboard SOO 2719 pour the coal on and open her up as they roll towards Two Harbors with a train load of passengers on a great summer afternoon.
Returning from an excursion trip up to Two Harbors, SOO 2719 makes it's way past some of Duluth's most iconic landmarks in the Aerial lift bridge and the retired ore boat, William A Irvin. These ... (more)
Tourists in town for the long holiday weekend pause to watch and photograph 2719 as it rolls along Duluth's popular Lakewalk.
This is the last summer for 2719 before it needs a major inspection/shopping.
A young boy catches a glimpse of Soo Line caboose No. 1 as is disappears in a haze of coal smoke produced by 2719 as it rolled through downtown Duluth.
Late summer flowers add color as Soo 2719 briefly disrupts happy hour at the Lighthouse restaurant as it heads towards Duluth along the shore of Lake Superior.
Steam faces for both the young and old were on hand at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum.
The engineer on board SOO 2719 takes a break for lunch before taking his train back to Duluth
Soo 2719 arrives back into Duluth after a successful run to Two Harbors.
Soo 2719 backs its train into Duluth Union Depot after a successful run to Two Harbors and back. Given drought conditions in the Duluth area a hi-rail fire patrol followed the train and has stoppe... (more)
Steam excursion from Duluth to Two Harbors.
Headed to Two Harbors.