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January 2017 Photo of the Month:

SDM 306 leads sister 319 and a train of gondolas eastbound across Holman Bridge between Taconite and Marble on their way back to Keenan. The cars had hauled used railroad ties to the Braxton Company which had a tie-chipping plant on the site of the old DM&IR High Grade Yard in Bovey. The chips were then sent to Blandin Paper in Grand Rapids for fuel. October 23, 1993. Steve Glischinski photograph.


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Ore Extra 29:2 Fall 2016

In This Issue:
• DM&IR Dieselization Study — Part 2 
• MRHS 2016 Convention Report
• DM&IR Flangers & Snowplows

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.

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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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