The 221 was the first "Yellowstone"-type steam locomotive delivered to the Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range, and the first to be road tested out of Two Harbors. This view shows the locomotive en route to the DM&IR, wearing a "Baldwin Locomotive Works" banner, 1940. Note that the main rods, eccentric cranks, eccentric rods, etc. have been removed for transport.
The Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway (DM&IR) was a small railroad that hauled iron ore and taconite from the mines of northern Minnesota’s Mesabi and Vermilion Iron Ranges to docks on Lake Superior at Duluth and Two Harbors. It operated in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin.
This sign was attached to a float in the St. Paul Winter Carnival parade, ca. 1942. The image of the mountain goat was used extensively in advertising and equipment livery by the Great Northern. Mountain goats are plentiful at Glacier National Park, which was a site of great importance in the marketing of Great Northern passenger service. However, its use as a symbol by the Great Northern is said to have originated from former railroad president William Kenney. He employed one in the delivery of newspapers as a boy.