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Duluth railroad seeks money to keep steam engine running

The North Shore Scenic Railroad is asking for more than $300,000 to keep the Soo Line steam locomotive 2719 running for another 15 years.
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The North Shore Scenic Railroad is asking for more than $300,000 to keep the Soo Line steam locomotive 2719 running for another 15 years.

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