Photo of the Month

December 2016

DM&IR SDMs 318 & 319 with about 50 cars passing a corn field east of Colfax, WI on the Wisconsin Central on September 25, 1992. Non-union employees were practicing train handling in the event of a walkout by union employees. Doug Buell photograph

October 2016

DM&IR Yellowstone 227 rests outside of the Proctor roundhouse after being reconditioned for display at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth. The engine would be moved to the museum shortly. Photo taken November 1974. Basgen Photography, MRHS Archives Collection

July 2016

Local power sets and cabooses rest outside of the Biwabik enginehouse during early to mid 1970s. Biwabik was a major terminal for both the D&IR and DM&N, originating and terminating many natural ore trains. By the time the photo was taken, the yard was down to a few jobs. 

June 2016

Towards the end of her life, the Edna G assists the Philip R Clarke and Roger Blough as they both take on another load of ore from the docks at Two Harbors. Photo mid-1970s. MRHS Archives. All Rights Reserved.


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