Back in 2021, the last 2 Missabe maroon units on the CN were paired together for switching duty in Prcotor yard, seen here late on a cool fall evening, as a stunning sunset ensues.
Missabe Miracle… high fives went all around the St. Louis River Road bridge In Proctor, MN on June 6, 2022 as the 17:00 E Lead job kicks cars at DMIR’s old Proctor yard in golden hour sun with... (more)
No name of the slide, from my collection.
DMIR 193 rests for the winter at LSRM, awaiting the start of the 2023 operating season.
Missabe pumpkin Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range EMD SD38 No. 222 has made it to Minnesota from sister steel road Elgin, Joliet and Eastern. On September 25, 1994, the orange locomotive wit... (more)
An eastbound Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range taconite train rumbles through Brimson, Minnesota, on the trip to the ore dock at Two Harbors on September 30, 1989.
DMIR 215 rests in Virginia while the lead units work the yard.
DMIR 129 has finished switching at the Koppers tie plant and is about to cross a unique trestle over Bluff Creek en route to south Itasca and the C&NW interchange. This bridge is one of three uniq... (more)
DMIR 181 is one of 16 SD18s delivered to DM&IR in April 1960. These locomotives spelled the end of mainline steam on the railroad. EMD's SD series are among rail enthusiasts' favorite locomotives,... (more)
DMIR 176 grinds up Proctor Hill with an empty ore train in September of 1987. Much has changed here over the years. The DMIR is now the CN, the line has been single tracked, and a hotel resides in... (more)
Crossing Elbow Creek a bit south of Iron Jct., a load of crude ore heads towards United Taconite for processing.
The Two Harbors turn heads over a small trestle in Palmers as they head north to Two Harbors on a haze’ and humid morning.
Some of the awesome variety of beautifully preserved/restored equipment the NSSR boasts can be seen strung out on the passing track at the Two Harbors depot.
An empty lime train returns to Duluth MN.