Duluth's scenic train back on track after last year's flood damage

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All aboard! Tourists and train aficionados can once again tour parts of the city of Duluth by rail in another indicator that the city is fully recovering from last summer's devastating flood.

The Duluth News Tribune reports that the historic Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad resumed chugging through the city this past weekend. The nonprofit, all volunteer railroad had to end its offerings more than a year ago when high water damaged tracks and bridges along its route.

Th railroad offers twice-daily trips on Saturday and Sunday on 6.1 miles of track. Each trip on the vintage train lasts about an hour and 40 minutes. Because the train departs from a stop across from the Lake Superior Zoo and makes its way along the scenic St. Louis River, it's a favored by visitors to the city.

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