LS&I and Empire Mine - Fall 2011

Wheels in the Maintenance Shop

Engine in the Maintenance Shop

Ore cars at Empire Mine.

Iron ore distributor
Freighter filling up with ore
In the Fall of 2011, a small group of REAC members made their way to the Lake Superior and Ishpeming (LS&I) Rail Yard near Ishpeming, Michigan as well as the Empire Mine located nearby. As in 2009, Darryl Babbitt, the Track, Signal and Structures Supervisor, gave us a tour of both facilities.