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August 2014 Photo of the Month

Washout! The recent copious amounts of rain in the Arrowhead State remind us of storm damage in years past - in this view taken on September 7, 1990 we see an empty Hill Ore running “wrong main” past crews working to repair a washout along the northbound main. Photo by David Schauer.


2014 Convention Group

2014 convention group photo at Jackson Street Roundhouse in St. Paul, Minnesota.


DM&N Class P-1 Box and Automobile Cars

Below is Cyril's revised article from Ore Extra 26-4 in PDF format.  Again our deepest apologies to Cyril for the errors in the original article. We hope you enjoy it.  File is approx 5 megs in size and depending on your internet connection it could take a while to download.

 

Spring 2014 Ore Extra

 

In This Issue:

• Fireman Herb W. Halverson’s Timebooks

• D&IR Depot at Waldo Scratch-built Model

• DM&IR Caboose C-193

• DM&N Class P-1 Box and Automobile Cars


Bruce Meyer CD Volume #3 "The Yards"

$15.00

The third part of the Meyer Collection series focuses on the Missabe's Yards with 674 photos.  A substantial part of the book is on Proctor Yard, but Duluth, Endion Yard, Two Harbors, Biwabik, Virginia and Mitchell Yard are also visited.  The locomotive types are the 0-8-0 and 0-10-0 switchers, Union, Consolidation, Mikado, Santa Fe, Texas, 2-8-8-2 Mallet, Yellowstone and Pacific.  There are also a few SD-9s, Cabooses and ore cars.
 
The photos can be viewed either in the self-starting CD photo album book or individually.  The book works in PCs (WIN 2000/XP/VISTA) and Macs.

$15.00

MRHS Clean Team Press

Cleaning the 227 (L to R: Greta Schauer, Carter Mavec, Tessa Schauer)


The annual Clean Team event yesterday drew some nice press in the Duluth News Tribune. There were some additional photos that appeared in the print version. A big thank you to all the volunteers that were able to help out!

http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/content/volunteers-give-depot-trains-annual-dusting


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