A BNSF switch crew delivers a covered hopper to the Compass Mineral's plant in Duluth as the Algoma laker Radcliffe R. Latimer unloads salt into the building.
The Lake Superior Railroad Museum helped celebrate the gold spike anniversary today as well as the 30th anniversary of the museum's operating arm the North Shore Scenic Railroad. What a fun was to... (more)
A recently washed 2104 looks sharp in front of the laker Hon. James L Oberstar of the Interlake Steamship fleet. The Oberstar was repainted over the winter and looks equally nice. The vessel was l... (more)
Bessemer & Lake Erie 909 leads DM&IR 405 and B&LE 900 up Proctor Hill with empty blast furnace trim cars (crushed raw taconite rock). The bright cars can also double as ballast haulers.
A pair of CN SD40's are leading a southbound unit sulpher train at Nopeming Junction on the west side of Duluth
A limestone train for United Taconite departs Duluth while another train dumps its load of iron ore on Dock 6. The James R Barker is at the shiploader while the Roger Blough is on the east (right)... (more)
CN's Steelton Hill Pusher catches the first rays of light as it returns to the base of the grade at the Duluth suburb of Steelton.
The Proctor Transfer heads up Steelton Hill, displaying the changes in GE's Tier 3 & 4 radiators.
An EX-DMIR Tunnel Motor leads a CN taconite train onto the Ore Docks in Duluth.
DMIR 405 SD40T-3
CN 5318 SD40-2W
CN 5349 SD40-2W
A pair of CP ECOs switch Duluth's Port Terminal in a thick fog on a quiet Sunday morning.
BNSF remote control job 116 shoves two hoppers into the Rices Point yard while a nice matched pair of ex-Santa Fe GP50s (3183/3181) prepare to depart with a transfer.
A CP transfer from Duluth to Superior passes a CN job with limestone empties at Missabe Junction. Nice to see all-EMD power.
Duluth Harbor remains frozen on this early March morning as a train of taconite pellets is unloaded from the docks and into stockpiles. In a few short weeks, shipping on the Great Lakes will resum... (more)
Limestone loads behind a trio of C40-8 variants begins its climb up Proctor Hill while three DM&IR tunnel motors spot ore cars for dumping at Dock 6.
A quiet evening at Duluth's Rices Point. A GP 38-2 idles in CP's yard while the BBC Mississippi unloads it's cargo of windmill towers.