A Dulth and Iron Range Parlor Car, circa 1906.
Duluth and Iron Range Railroad
The Duluth and Iron Range Railroad (reporting mark D&IR) was founded in 1874.
In 1884, it ran the first main line train between Two Harbors and Soudan, Minnesota, a total distance of 68 miles. In July 1938, the railway merged with the Duluth, Missabe and Northern Railway to form the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway.
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An earlier postcard rendition of the "3 Spot", the first locomotive on the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad.
A postcard photo of the D&IR "3 Spot" locomotive on display near Duluth, Minnesota.
A Duluth & Iron Range RR Pass Card from 1894.
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