Cool pictures of Duluth/Superior harbor,good ideas/reference for layout maybe?

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  1. CRed

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    These aren't directly related to railroads,but there's some photos of the ore docks and various grain elevators and figure it could give some of you guys ideas on doing a harbor for your layout and maybe make a good reference.

    http://duluthsuperior.railfan.net/twin_ports_shipping.htm

    Chris
  2. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Great photos! I love getting up to Duluth a couple of times a year. Plenty for rail and ship fans!
    Ralph
  3. CRed

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    Yeah there is.Although there's alot more rail on the Wisconsin side of the harbor,they have the large yard over there in Superior.

    I know some people like to put harbors on their layout so I figure it would give them some ideas with the photos of the grain elevators and ore docks.

    I know the hobby shop here has a couple large models of Great Lakes steamers,the Edmund Fitzgerald and another one,not sure what it's named.If they're not HO scal;e the're probably pretty close or as close as your going to get anyways.

    On a side note,there's a picture of the Anderson which so happens to be the last ship to have any contact with the Fitz' before she went down.

    Chris
  4. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I once saw the Anderson come through the canal....gave me chills...