A former Soo Line FP7 leads a DM&IR SD18 and Erie Mining F9A as the trio handle 117 empty BNSF all-rail ore hoppers. The cars are being stored for a few weeks on the North Shore Scenic Railroad.
A second generation SD40-2 leads a pair of F9s and a GP20 out of Duluth with interchange traffic off the DW&P. F9A 784 was built for NP passenger service (you can still see the steam generator ven... (more)
A side view of some of the interesting high-wide loads moving from Duluth to an oil refinery project in Manitoba. This cut of cars would be doubled with another cut to make a train of 50 total car... (more)
High-wide loads aren't uncommon but a train of this many rates special notice. Headed for a refinery project in Manitoba via BNSF and CN.
Freshly painted Schnabel car handles a large pressure vessel from Duluth to the oil sands project in northwestern Canada during late 2005.
The afternoon remote job rolls past the recently closed Georgia Pacific mill along Duluth's waterfront. The still-used General Mills Elevator A looms in this distance.
My first K64 slide was of this Soo Line GP9 along Railroad Street in Duluth late afternoon.
Soo 700 and DM&IR 193 from the Lake Superior Railroad Museum prepare to move empty coal cars north for storage near Two Harbors.
a pair of SW 1000's with a cut of cars from Rice's Point Yard. Odd move to use this track but they were clearing tracks for the weed sprayer