Alive! D&NE 2-8-0 Consolidation 28 (former DM&IR 332) undergoes boiler tests in early April prior to a return to service this summer for the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. A very special sight for... (more)
What a son tells his mother early on Sunday morning - "Mom, your car is stuck on the railroad track in downtown Duluth." Fortunately her insurance company paid the healthy fee to have it... (more)
A massive cloud of fugitive dust rises as an ore train dumps into the dock while the Canadian Steamship Line's vessel Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin loads. CN does have a water deluge system on the appro... (more)
D&NE 28 is reunited with its tender for the first time in months as the restoration of this former DM&IR 2-8-0 continues, with official steam-up runs occurring in June.
D&NE 28 is reunited with its tender for the first time in months as the restoration of this former DM&IR 2-8-0 continues, with official steam-up runs occurring in June. A crew from the Lake Super... (more)
CP 2299 handles the first containers into the Port of Duluth for a special intermodal effort sponsored by the port, CN and Lake Superior Warehousing. CN provides the line haul for the containers, ... (more)
A unique small 3-axle industrial switcher is surrounded by larger locomotives at CN's Proctor locomotive facility. The switcher was en route to a grain elevator in Thunder Bay, Canada. FWDX 0002 i... (more)
Very strong winds with gusts well over 50 mph churn up waves on Lake Superior, with some reaching a height of 20 feet. The white caps are clearly visible in this image at Two Harbors as B&LE 906 r... (more)
Freshly washed B&LE 903 leads DM&IR 403 and sister 900 up Proctor Hill with Lake Superior in the distance.
One of Soo Line's first diesels, and only SW1 - delivered by EMC in 1939, arrives at its new home in Duluth. The small diesel had been owned by Independent Locomotive Service where it was repainte... (more)
A busy afternoon at Proctor yard near Duluth. In the upper left in front of the yard office is the power off a pellet load that just arrived and is heading to the house for servicing. In the upper... (more)
A newer GE leads a loaded crude oil train upgrade out of the Lake Superior basin on former C&NW rails, now part of CN's busy Superior Subdivision.
The DPU on a loaded ore train is dusted with fresh show after its round trip to Hibbing Taconite.
Two leased MACs lead a Northshore Mining SD40-3 toward Silver Bay with a short ore train.
Two recently refurbished SD40-2s lead a pair of repainted geeps west toward Grand Rapids, Minnesota on the Lakes Subdivision.