Snow is in the air as D&NE 28 is brought up to full pressure. The 2-8-0 was built as Duluth, Missabe & Northern 332. It's headlight celebrates both of the numbers it has worn during its long car... (more)
Duluth & Northeastern No. 28 rolls along Lake Superior with Duluth's trademark lift bridge as a backdrop. This was the first of two test runs made with DM&IR SD18 193 providing dynamic brake resi... (more)
Duluth & Northeastern No. 28 steam across Tischer Creek on its way towards Lakeside on the first of two test runs.
Duluth & Northeastern No. 28 backs out of the yard at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum during its second day of test runs on April 23. The engine made two 5-mile round trips to Lakeside with a D... (more)
Two classic EMD SW1s hustle a load of pulpwood along the line of the Cloquet Terminal - formerly the Duluth & Northeastern - at Cloquet, Minnesota.
When I became a locomotive engineer in 2002, the last test was a check ride aboard Soo 6063, CP's SD60 simulator. It was nerve-racking; you had to set and release the air multiple times in order ... (more)
Missabe 2-8-8-4 227 and a Milwaukee Road boxcab electric, displayed side-by-side, are the highlights of a visit to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth, Minn.
Missabe 227 has the largest cab I've ever been inside (and that includes several Big Boys!). The engineer seat is open to visitors at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth.
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)
Snow is falling as Milwaukee Road 261 prepares to depart St. Paul Union Depot.
Fireman Jim DeRocher aboard Milwaukee Road 261
Milwaukee 261 steams on the grounds of the St. Paul Union Depot during its annual "North Pole Express" runs.
CP's annual Holiday Train stopped at St. Paul Union Depot for a show, presenting some unique photo opportunities. This is the first time the Holiday Train has pulled into SPUD facing west.
Lehigh Valley Coal 126 steams through rural South Carolina on its way towards Winnsboro.
Lehigh Valley Coal 126 performs a photo runby during a special steam run on the SCRM's Rockton, Rion & Western tourist railway.