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CN Duluth Dock

CN Duluth Dock
Bulk Material Services-Duluth
212 So. 37th Ave. W.
Duluth, MN 55807

T: 218.628.4690
F: 218.628.4680

Commodities: Iron Ore/Taconite, Limestone

CN Duluth dock operations in Duluth (and Two Harbors) are now part of CN Worldwide-North America, Bulk Material Services group. The Duluth intermodal facility transloads iron ore, taconite and limestone from railcar to vessel and vice versa. DMIR Dock 6 was built in 1918 as a gravity-feed dock. In 1965, an adjacent pellet storage area was built: Lakehead Storage Facility now covers nearly 45 acres. A 1981 renovation added a conveyor loading system; a receiving hopper was added in the early '90s to handle inbound bulk material vessel cargoes. Iron ore (taconite) pellets are loaded at the dock at up to 10,000 tons per hour.

Dock Length: 2,438 ft. total (west = 1,348 ft; ship loader = 1,090 ft.)
Depth: 28 ft.
Capacity: 110,000-ton dock; 3 million ton ground storage; 2.75 million-ton pellet storage facility
Rail Service: CN
Truck Access: Private drive from Oneota St.
Employees: 58 

Lou Weichseldorfer
Port Manager