Originally built in 1960 as a SD-18 and rebuilt at the shops in Proctor, MN in 1988 into a SD-M, DM&IR 308 shows it still has the ability to get the job done after almost 48 years of service on t... (more)
The last SD-M running on the ex-DMIR brings some cars back to Keenan Yard.
SD38-2 213 and SD-M 308 head back to Keenan after working an explosive plant near Biwabik.
The Keenan switch leaves the UTAC plant with the Missabe X-19 crane in tow.
The Keenan switch waits on the Sheldon Junction connecting track for a northbound ore empties bound for Minorca. It is getting harder and harder to catch solid Missabe consists.
On a frigid Minnesota morning, DMIR 308 and 316 idle near the Keenan yard office before their call to duty. Both of these old-timers are slated for retirement, unfortunetaly sooner rather then lat... (more)
A classic pair of Missabe power leads the Keenan Switch towards home. Almost home to Keenan Yard, seen passing under Rt 37.
A classic pair of Missabe power leads the Keenan Switch towards home. About to cross the former DWP at Ramshaw.This is the last year to catch these classics in action!
The Keenan Switch behind endangered SD-Ms 303 and 316 heads back north after picking up cars at Proctor (acting as the MRF).
The Keenan Switch picks up interchange as the Virginia Switch works the north end of the yard.
The Keenan Switch heads towards its namesake yard with commercial traffic picked up at Shelton Junction.
One of several DM&IR SD18's spotted in action over a weekend in the Iron Range. Here the 308 is paired with SD38 215 as the Keenan switch drifts by and heads into the Fairlane taconite plant.