Gunflint and Lake Superior Railroad
|Dates of operation||1902–1909|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge|
|Length||4 mi (6 km)|
|Headquarters||Officially Duluth, Minnesota but operationally Port Arthur, Ontario|
The G&LS was built in 1902 by the Pigeon River Lumber Company to harvest primarily white pine and norway pine from the eastern side of Gunflint Lake. The logs were then transported to the company's sawmill in Port Arthur to be processed.
The line originated at the Canadian Northern Railway-Duluth Extension (PAD&W Railway) at Little Gunflint Lake, crossed the Canada–United States border, travelled along the east side of Gunflint Lake south to Crab Lake, and then east to Whisker Lake. This line was used until 1909 when it was abandoned and a forest fire destroyed a 1000-foot trestle on the PAD&W at North Lake and severed the line. The rails were removed circa 1915-1916.
|1||Baldwin Locomotive Works||4-4-0||April 1873||3242||Formerly Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway #28. Purchased by the G&LS in December 1903|
|2||Lima Locomotive Works||2-truck, 3-cylinder Class B Shay||December 1901||683||Purchased from the Alexander-Edgar Lumber Company (Iron River, Wisconsin) in May 1905.|
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