Twin Ports Rail History

The Historic Railroads of Duluth & Superior

by Jeff Lemke

From 1870’s Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad to today’s Burlington Northern Sante Fe, dozens of railroads have served the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior, Wisconsin. Retired train engineer Jeff Lemke has spent a lifetime gathering the history—and historic photographs—of these railroads and railways while learning about the industry from the inside. Twin Ports Rail History shares Lemke’s extensive knowledge and his remarkable image collection in a compelling volume that will fascinate railroad enthusiasts of all ages. The book is still a work in progress, but you can preview portions of it here. To view selections Lemke’s incredible image archive, visit his Twin Ports Rail History website, here.