IC 6251 shoves a loaded taconite train onto dock 6, a truly impressive sight to see.
A boat tour of the Duluth-Superior harbor includes a cruise past the former DM&IR Dock 6, now operated by Canadian National Railway. This is the end of the line for much of the iron ore handled fr... (more)
A tour of the Duluth-Superior harbor revealed this last remaining span of the former Great Northern Ry. interstate bridge between Duluth and Superior. Prior to about 1961 this bridge handled most ... (more)
CP GP38 no. 3015 wears its second version of Action Red in the company of current scheme no. 2302. These units were parked at Duluth, MN between switching and transfer duties.
Hallett Dock's ex-CP switcher positions ore cars for loading of limestone as CN's vessel Presque Isle is moored undergoing maintenance. CN has received STB approval to purchase this dock from Hall... (more)
CP 2302 and 2299 are parked at CP's small Rices Point Yard in Duluth, MN between switching and transfer assignments.
DMIR 408 rolls quietly off CN dock 6 and begins the charge back up Proctor Hill to the yard.
Burlington Northern SD9 6107 and SD9 6114 are seen switching Bridge Yard in downtown Duluth May 1975. SD7/9s were pretty uncommon for switching duties in Duluth on the BN. These six axle EMD roads... (more)
NP caboose no. 10780 has reached the end of the line at Duluth, MN in September 1970. It appears it had a slight incident involving the rear steps, enough no doubt to cause its retirement since it... (more)
CN 6021 leads an empty ore train up Proctor Hill at Boundary Rd. Oil refineries and storage tanks can be seen in the distance in Superior, WI. The dock transfer job is several minutes away from re... (more)
A trio of ore service C40-8s power a former C&NW Jordan Spreader up Steelton Hill in far western Duluth as a snowmobile passes by on a trail using an ex-Northern Pacific grade.
One of Hallet Dock's pair of switchers sits in the setting sun.
Taken with the kind permission of the Hallet Dock Company.
A trio of EMD's have just dropped a loaded iron ore train on the ore dock in Duluth, Minnesota as the sun rises. The consist is in the process of pulling down past the crossover and will then run ... (more)
Soo Line "Twin Ports" switchers working one of the elevators on Rice's Point in Duluth May 1980. Both units were built by EMD in September 1953 for the original Wisconsin Central. The 21... (more)