BLE 909, DMIR 211 & 210 work the morning PRS on the docks.
Harder and harder to find solid 3-unit sets of DM&IR painted power, but this set consisted of the standard Proctor Roadswitch combo of a pair of SD38s sandwiching a 400 on an empty Minntac limesto... (more)
Morning Proctor Roadswitch arrives from Duluth with empties and passes ore cars being scrapped, in for repairs, and freshly shopped.
CN (Missabe) making an interchange delivery to BNSF at Rice's Point Yard in Duluth.
The signal still shines for a track that is no more.
This famous DM&IR photo location just doesn't look the same with the second track removed.
The morning roadswitch job lugs 33 loaded limestone cars up Proctor Hill as the contractor removing the second mailine stays in the clear.
CN's Steelton Switch rolls south towards Wisconsin.
The morning roadswitch with 24 loaded limestone for Proctor.
The morning Proctor Roadswitch eases 140 ore loads down Proctor Hill to the dock in Duluth.
The Proctor Roadswitch heads into Wisconsin with a short train of interchange traffic.
A great morning for Missabe fans arriving for the DM&IR historical society convention. www.missabe.com
The morning Roadswitch lugs 140 empty ore cars from Duluth up the 2.2% of Proctor Hill.
The 07:00 Proctor Roadswitch eases ore loads down the 2.2% of Proctor Hill under beautiful clear blue skies.
The 07:00 Proctor Roadswitch eases a loaded ore train down the 2.2% of Proctor Hill as the trees show a hint of fall.