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April 2017 Photo of the Month:

DM&IR Yellowstone 227 rolls northbound into the S curve at Culver on the Missabe Division with ore empties. Bruce Meyer photo, MRHS Archives.


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Ore Extra 29:3 Winter 2017


In This Issue:

• DM&IR Proposal ... BN Joint Operations
• D&IR Wood Ore Cars
• Missabe Memories — Range Trip March 2004 

2017 Clean Team Event


Save Saturday, May 6th for the annual Clean Team event at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. We will help get all of the DM&IR equipment at the Depot clean and shiny for the upcoming tourist season. We will provide lunch with pizza, beverages, etc. Afterwards we will have our MRHS Board meeting up in the Depot Board Room at 1:00 PM. So set your calendars. If you have attended Clean Team before, you already know it is a fun time to connect with your fellow MRHS members. 

The 2017 DM&IR Veteran Employees Calendar

The 2017 calendar features a beautiful photo provided by Robert C. Anderson of a loaded ore train works upgrade through Saginaw on its way to Proctor in October 1958

The Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway Veteran Employees Association and the Missabe Railroad Historical Society have again partnered to produce the 2017 Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway Company calendar for sale to the public at a cost of only $14.00 for the large calendar and $10 for the small calendar including postage (same as last year). The large calendar is approx. 25” x 38” with metal eyelet binding on the top and bottom. The smaller calendar is 12” x 18” printed on gloss cover with hole in the top for hanging. These yearly calendars make great gifts for railroad enthusiasts, Christmas or any occasion.

<--break->Please complete the attached order form and return it to me at the address indicated. Quantities are limited. Orders will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

PDF icon SP_2017 DM&IR Order Form.pdf767.26 KB

N Scale Railroading


The current issue of N Scale Railroading features a cover article from MRHS member Bill Edgar on Missabe's SD9 and SD18 fleets. Regardless of your modeling scale, the article includes a great deal of information and photos of the various features of the DM&IR units for any modeler. Check it out at your local hobby store. 



The Bruce Meyer Collection - Photo CD “Steam Locomotive Closeups”



The fourth part of the Meyer B&W Negative Collection series focuses on close-ups and detail shots of DM&IR steam locomotives with 460 photos.  The images are presented by wheel arrangement, starting with the lead truck (none, two or four), followed by the driving wheels, then the rear truck (none, two or four) and finally by locomotive number.

The photos can be viewed either in the self-starting CD photo album book or individually.  Photos an be printer out and works on both Mac and Windows.

CD Prepared exclusively for the MRHS by PrairieWorks.

Price: $15.00
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