A rare combination finds the last two DM&IR-painted/lettered units assigned together on the E-Lead Switch at Proctor on a rainy morning. This assignment is typically handled by SD38-2s 211, 212 an... (more)
MN&S 32 leads a short train west across the Mississippi River on a warm and humid summer day in 1984. This was a couple of years after Soo Line bought the shortline but it continued to operate muc... (more)
Vintage GE models continue to earn their keep on LS&I as C30-7s 3074 and 3073 lead 120 empty ore cars back to the mine at Eagle Mills Junction. A handful of U30Cs are also serviceable while eight ... (more)
Orange meets orange with a family connection as GN 192 guides a North Shore Scenic Railroad passenger train into the siding while a special Operation Lifesaver train holds the mainline. The OLS tr... (more)
A special consist put together by the four Class I railroads serving Duluth-Superior plus a Budd RDC borrowed from the North Shore Scenic Railroad rolled through Superior in conjunction with local... (more)
Like many towns across the country as Memorial Day approaches, Glidden placed American flags throughout their community as a shown of respect for those who died serving in the Armed Forces. At lea... (more)
A pair of DM&E units roll past the Soo Line depot in Superior on a foggy Sunday morning.
A beautiful early evening finds the 1000-foot tug/barge Presque Isle taking on a load of iron ore at CN's former DM&IR dock while a BNSF transfer rolls past headed for Superior, Wisconsin.
Ashland has done a great job of painting murals on various buildings, including this one near the former Soo Line Depot. C&NW, Omaha, Soo and NP all served Ashland. Today CN is the last remaining ... (more)
A switch crew uses a four-unit road set to position empty ore cars into the outgoing yard at Two Harbors while the CN-owned 1000-footer Edgar B. Speer takes on a load of Minntac pellets.
Sparkling clean 8427 awaits visitors for National Train Day at Duluth Union Depot, home of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. The depot was built in 1892 and served NP, GN and DM&IR.
A CP unit shuttles a lone grain car towards their yard while the British-flagged ocean vessel Johanna C unloads wind turbine blades at the port of Duluth.
On their first revenue run for Northshore Mining, two leased CIT MACs lead 156 loaded ore cars towards Silver Bay.
On their first revenue run for Northshore Mining, two big SD9043MACs lead 156 loaded ore cars towards Silver Bay. NSM has leased this pair for two years.