Cloquet Terminal Railroad
Cloquet Terminal Railroad in Cloquet, Minnesota
|Dates of operation||2002–|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge|
Cloquet Terminal Railroad (reporting mark CTRR) is a small Class 3 terminal railroad operating 6 miles (9.7 km) of track in Cloquet, Minnesota. The railroad interchanges with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Canadian Pacific railroads in Cloquet and services the Sappi Paper Mill, a USG Ceiling Tile plant and a SMI Plant on the mill site. The railroad's shop and offices are located on Dunlap Island in the St. Louis River.
The railroad owns 160 freight cars. In 2004 the railroad handled 6,000 railroad cars.
Cloquet Terminal Railroad is owned by the Sappi Paper Mill and took over the operations of the Duluth and Northeastern Railroad on May 13, 2002. The Duluth & Northeastern, while the last operating logging railroad in Minnesota, had abandoned most of its route in the 1940s and the line between Cloquet and Saginaw, Minnesota in the 1990s.