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April 2016 Photo of the Month

DM&IR General Manager and Vice President Don Shank passes a golden spike to Foreman Jim Oswald to celebrate the completion of relaying ribbon rail on the Iron Range Division on September 3, 1976. DM&IR photo, MRHS. collection


 

Portions of the MRHS Website are under contruction.  Please be patient will these uprades are being done.  


2016 MRHS Update

Clean Team: Please join us on Saturday, May 7th at 10 am for  our annual Clean Team event at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum - 506 W. Michigan Street, Duluth, MN.  Pizza and beverages for lunch is provided.

Please note the corrected date for Convention below!

Convention: The 2016 MRHS convention will be held September 30th to October 2nd in Babbitt, MN at the Junction Inn Suites and Conference Center. We are taking over the entire hotel for that weekend! Book early because there are just 20 rooms in the hotel. At just $99 per night they will go fast! We have arranged other rooms at near by hotels just in case. Block those dates and look for our flyer in June. We will be exploring the Ely area. We are in need of additional items for our Archives Auction. Please contact Brian Hoag (President).

Accepting Nominations: The following positions are up for election: Vice President, Secretary, Convention Chair and Publications Chair. Please contact Brian Hoag (President) if interested.

2016 Dues Renewal: A reminder that your memberhsip can now be renewed anytime throughout the year. Please make sure you check when your membership is expiring. You can also renew at the Company Store via PayPal.

2016 Clean Team


We will hold our annual Clean Team event at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum this year on Saturday, May 7th at 10:00am.  Come join us as we help clean and polish all the Missabe historical items at the Museum for the upcoming summer season.  Cleaning supplies are provided, so all we need is YOU!  We clean until about noon and then enjoy pizza for lunch.  Mark your calendars for this fun and rewarding event and help the Museum show off our Missabe pride.


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”

$15.00
SKU: BMC-CD4

 

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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