This illustrated look at the history of the Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railroad begins with a brief look back at its late 19th Century origins as the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad and Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railroad. The bulk of the book, however, covers the period from 1937—when those two roads merged under U.S. Steel—to today. Along the way, readers learn about and witness the road’s legendary early steam power, the evolution of its unique mining operations, its switch to diesel power in the 1950s, and its modern fleet and operations. Hardcover, 350 pages, 135 black and white photos, 7 x 10".
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