DM and IR Steam Variety4 of 5 (1)
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This program is a great companion to our DM&IR Yellowstones-Giants of Steam. It has many things in it not seen in the other, which makes both videos great to own. The new DM&IR Steam Variety has many scenes of Proctor Engine terminal as well as Two Harbors terminal. Yes, there is plenty of 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone footage, and besides the ore hauling, we see them performing ore-thawing service, and in some late steam-era excursion service as well. Besides the big Yellowstones we also see a variety of other DM&IR steam engines including switching duties with ex-Bessemer engines and DM&IR power. We will see the well-proportioned 2-10-4's and other locos moving about the yard areas too.
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DM and IR Steam Variety
Steamboy (Revere MA US) on 2018-03-15 17:46:37.
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This now 10 year old program features a decent variety of steam in the Midwest. First there is a 1947 visit to the Hibbing Minnesota mine shot by Clarence Becker, as well as a mixed variety in proctor & two harbors. Fast forward to 10 years later in September of 1957, we see some yard work at two harbors & proctor. Such as Bessemer & Lake Erie 2-10-4 715 at the wash down, Union Railroad 0-10-2 #604 switching cars both backwards & forwards, and a static shot of 2-10-4 #700 is shown. Yellowstone #229 is seen at the coal dock heading backwards for the roundhouse to get a wash down, and a spin on the turntable. Sister engine 234 goes underneath the camera crew, plus 229 is going for a rest at the roundhouse. More scenes of 604 are shown as well as some decent action at proctor. B&LE 2-10-4 #708 is getting its side rods cleaned, plus some static shots of Yellowstones, a bird�s eye view of the ore docks, and some movement going on at two harbors, such as Yellowstone 222 in the low light for servicing and pulling the empty ore train between two harbors & Duluth on the loop line. A quickie Of RDC motor car 1 is shown, plus more action at proctor. And also an unidentified Yellowstone is heading for the range on the loop Line. And a quick look at the locomotives waiting for their assignments at the two harbors yard. Yellowstone 226 is going backwards. Plus another bird�s eye view of two harbors is shown and the 1957 visit is concluded with an unidentified 2-10-2 switching in Duluth on many high steel bridges.