Welcome to Lake Superior  & Mississippi Railroad

DULUTH'S FIRST RAILS !


 

RIDE WITH US THIS YEAR, IT'S FUN !!!

2015 SEASON BRINGS PLENTY OF

SUNSHINE, WILDLIFE AND SCENERY ON THE RAILROAD


JOIN US  FOR A RELAXING EXCURSION ALONG THE ST LOUIS RIVER

IT'S GREAT FAMILY FUN !


The LS&M will offer classes for new volunteers who wish to begin training for operations positions of Conductor and Firemen.

Two days of classes include:

Class 1:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday, March 21, 2015

LS&M Timetable and General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR)

Class 2:   9:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday, March 28, 2015

Air Brake and Train Handling

*Special training times can be arranged for those unable to make the scheduled days.

*Written tests over the material covered will conclude each class

*Classes will be held at  ST ELIGIUS HEALTH CENTER MEETING ROOM

                                              7700 GRAND AVE

                                               DULUTH, MN

Training for positions of Ticket Agent, Car Host, and Narrator
will be scheduled at a later date.

Contact us at lsmrr46@hotmail.com or call 218-624-7549 to inquire about volunteer positions and classes.




Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad is looking for new volunteers:

ENGINEER - CONDUCTOR - FIREMAN - TRACK WORK

TICKET AGENTS - CAR HOST - NARRATOR

No previous railroad experience is necessary !  Training for all positions is provided.

PLENTY OF VOLUNTEER POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR FRIENDS & FAMILIES.
SEE THE LIST BELOW:

PR & Marketing

Train / Coach Readiness

Track Inspection / Build / Repair

Photography, Engine Repair, Painting, Carpentry, Coach Cleaning, General Maintenance, Electrical Needs, Sales, Recruitment, & MORE !!

**Recertification and New Training Classes to be held for Firemen, Conductors, and Engineers**

"JOIN UP"

--- WE NEED NEW VOLUNTEERS AND NEW IDEAS

Check the "VOLUNTEER" page on this web-site for details on how to become a volunteer.

 

IT'S FUN.  WE ALL ENJOY IT


 

The LSMRR, as an all-volunteer operation, provides unique opportunities for individuals to become involved with the preservation, restoration and operation of our railroad.  
All skills are needed. Training for all LSMRR positions is provided .  

**This is a great way to spend time with others who have an interest in railroading.**


Please check out the "Volunteer" page for positions needed.
 Contact us at lsmrr46@hotmail.com or call 218-624-7549 to inquire about volunteer opportunities. 


2015 Schedule:

  • The LSMRR tourist train departs every Saturday & Sunday at 10:30 am & 1:30 pm for a 1 hour & 40 minute ride along the St. Louis River.
  • The season runs from June 13, 2015 through October 11, 2015.
  • The ride departs from the ticket office on Grand Ave across from the Lake Superior Zoo (behind the Little Store).
  • No reservations necessary, however, group tickets may be purchased in advance. (See Scheduel/Fare/Charter page)
  • Group charters are available by reservation only.  (See Schedule/Fare/Charter page)


Historic Route:  The ride follows the last six miles of the 1870’s track of the first train into Duluth,, the original Lake Superior & Mississippi.


Natural Setting:  The train traces the St Louis River providing excellent viewing of nature & wildlife.

  • Wildlife abounds – Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons, Turkey Vultures, Loons, Swans, Geese & Ducks with their young are common sights along with deer, fox & various other animals.
  • The train crosses Mud Lake Causeway with water on both sides of the track.
  • The fully narrated trip tells the rich history along the river.


Antique Equipment:  Vintage equipment includes---

  • two 1912 passenger coaches, both 100 years old this year-2012 !
  • a 1946 engine
  • an open-air Safari Car.

Join Us For A Great Ride !!
 

Upcoming Events

 

2015 RIDES JUST  "AROUND THE CORNER" !                     


Plan ahead. Take your rides.  
Enjoy the fun next summer!   
   

SEASON DATES:
June 13 through October 11, 2015

Charters available upon request.             


FARES:

ADULT - $13.50

CHILD -  $ 8.00

AGE 3 YRS AND UNDER RIDE FREE !


ENJOY THE DAY

       RIDE THE RAILS !!!!


Call 218-624-7549 for information.



 

               

 



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