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Stop back regularly to see new and interesting posts from your friends at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, in Duluth, Minnesota:

July 2, 2019

Join us for our New Exhibit “The Wallace W. Abbey; A Life in Railroad Photography” on loan from the Center for Railroad Photography & Art in Madison Wisconsin. Abbey spent time with the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Saulte Ste. Marie Railroad, the SOO Line, so the exhibit also includes SOO Line artifacts from our collection. […]

May 16, 2018

North Shore Scenic Railroad has good neighbors out in the Lakeside area of Duluth.  Each year the Gagne/Lyytinen family grab their garbage bags, wagon and kids and pick up trash along the railroad tracks.  This is their Earth Day tradition and have really made it family friendly.  They are not only instilling these wonderful qualities […]

March 20, 2018

9th Annual Summer Youth Program: Rail & Intermodal Transportation Hosted by: Rail Transportation Program and University of Wisconsin Superior.  When: July 8-14, 2018 For Students entering Grades 9-12 What to expect: Rail and Intermodal Transportation explorations all week long, including hands-on and classroom activities.  Several field visits will give you first hand look at Rail […]

February 12, 2018

Railroads don’t like stop signs on their lines.  It takes time and distance to stop a train and that can be dangerous at grade crossings. Trains, because of their size and weight and because historically they got there first, have the right of way at street, road and highway crossings.  That’s why the stop signs […]

Not too many years ago, my family came up to Duluth for a vacation from the “big city” of St. Paul. I was about 7 years old, and I remember being sad that I didn’t have a camera along to take a picture of myself in the cab of the 227 to take back for […]