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close up of train engine 229, the mallet, at two harbors minnesota


3 Spot train & Mallet Engine

mile 26.2

1883 Duluth & Iron Range 3 Spot locomotive, iron ore car and caboose, and the Duluth Missabe & Iron Range 229 Mallet Locomotive [pictured here]; on display outside the Lake County Historical Museum.

2023 is the centennial of the 3 Spot train!


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