The North Shore Scenic Railroad, located in the Depot at 506 West Michigan Street in Duluth, has several options to choose from when wanting to ride the rails. I’ve enjoyed the amenities of the couples dinner train several times (I’ve even been a server that served soup while on heels on the dinner train, not recommended!) When my daughter Kylee was young we shared a meal of pizza on the pizza tra
As reported in an earlier story, there is work planned for the Oliver Bridge starting April 13. At the time, there weren't a lot of details about the scope of the work or what the suggested "single lane" might mean for drivers.
This is getting to sound like a broken record. It looks like the spring and summer road construction season of 2015 will not only see traffic impaired on one bridge but two. Work is expected to start on the Oliver Bridge - which crosses the Saint Louis River - on April 13.
Part of the current battle over extending the pipeline system in the United States has to do with safety; At the crux of the battle is which is form of transportation is the safest means to move oil and gases across the continent: by train or by pipeline.
Another round of public meetings are scheduled to happen regarding the 2015 update of the Minnesota State Rail Plan. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled this second round to allow the general public the opportunity to make their comments and input known to officials that are in the planning phase.
Train enthusiasts from around the region gathered in droves following the rail line between Minneapolis and Duluth, and congregating at Duluth's Historic Union Depot & Lake Superior Railroad Museum Saturday as the Milwaukee Road 261 steamed northward to the Twin Ports.
Extreme flooding has been all over the headlines this month as the Mississippi flooding continues to do damage down South.
But last month our friends to North had some flooding problems as well, a Canadian National (CN) Railway employee caught this amazing video of flood waters washing out the land underneath the train tracks...