Get Ready! Duluth & Northeastern 28 (ex-DM&IR 332) will rejoin the ranks of the living very soon; the first fire-up will happen this spring. The return of Duluth Missabe & Iron Range steam is up... (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)
DMIR 210 leads SD40-3 and SD38-2 212 as it descends Proctor Hill nearing Collingwood and the Duluth ore docks. Note the uphill main is out of service and will eventually be removed.
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)
Early on the morning of June 26, DMIR 409 and mates lift a loaded limestone train up Proctor Hill with St. Louis Bay and Wisconsin in the distant background. by 2005 the traditional uphill track i... (more)
Adding a bit of color to the afternoon, two Union Pacific four axle units drop off cars at Rice's Point.
Just minutes before the afternoon sunlight will tuck behind the hills, the afternoon PRS job begins their pull up the grade from Duluth with empty vintage DM&IR ore cars in tow after a delivery of... (more)
The true heritage units of northern Minnesota.
A former ATSF GP50 leads this pair of BNSF units back toward Superior after a day's work at Rice's Point.
Meanwhile, the afternoon PRS job, led... (more)
This shot has it all for me. Storm light, iron ore, and a Great Lakes freighter. BN 431 brings a cut of limestone under the DMIR ore dock in October of 1993. The best looking boat on the lakes, th... (more)
Engineer Adamski has taconite loads well in hand as he descends Proctor Hill on a beautiful morning.
A Canadian Pacific local switches a fleet of covered hoppers on Duluth's south side.
Santa has arrived in Duluth on a special maroon and gold sleigh and is delivering a gift to a young boy.
DMIR 157 shows off a fresh coat of paint in their arrowhead scheme as it waits with caboose C-239 at BN's Rice's Point Yard while in transfer service between Proctor and Duluth. Note the unique ai... (more)