Daniel Holbrook 320 pages hardcover
As with any railroad, the freight and passenger equipment of the Duluth,
Missabe & Iron Range was the lifeblood of its work. The railroad is
famous for its traffic in iron ore, but there were other major parts to
its traffic also, such as pulpwood. The fleet of cars of the company,
its operations, and the history behind it, are the focus of this book.
But the car fleet only makes sense in terms of the industries the
railroad served, and a rich trove of information on that subject is here
The author presents more than 350 photos and graphics, most never before
published, to show the appearance of a wide variety of these cars.