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Date: 04/05/21 08:27
BB162: NP steam working ore dock '57
Author: valmont

Bruce took this @ Superior WI in August 1957 ... that's NP #1819 at work.




Date: 04/05/21 08:49
Re: BB162: NP steam working ore dock '57
Author: SeaboardMan

Love it, just love it.  And yes I wish I could have seen this in real time.
john



Date: 04/05/21 10:32
Re: BB162: NP steam working ore dock '57
Author: Bob3985

Wonderful photo showing the locomotive working the tonnage ore on the docks.

Bob Krieger
Cheyenne, WY



Date: 04/05/21 15:24
Re: BB162: NP steam working ore dock '57
Author: WoodwardEJ

Northern Pacific W-3 2-8-2 #1819 was dismantled on January 13, 1960.  Here's some more information about #1819 - Steam Locomotive List (morphotoarchive.org)



Date: 04/06/21 11:54
Re: BB162: NP steam working ore dock '57
Author: rbenko

Wow!!

That must've been an interesting place to live - noisy with a perpetual chance of "cinder" rain!



Date: 04/07/21 08:04
Re: BB162: NP steam working ore dock '57
Author: CP8888

rbenko Wrote:
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> Wow!!
>
> That must've been an interesting place to live -
> noisy with a perpetual chance of "cinder" rain!

Right down the highway was Alouez and the GN ore docks with bigger steam power.

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