LARRY FISHER (US 20TH C. ), ACRYLIC ON CANVAS, 30" X 24", "'MESABI MIGHT":Image depicts a locomotive barreling through a snow covered landscape. Signed "L. Fisher" at the lower right; under glass and framed. The verso has a label adhered to it that reads "L. Fisher Prints, Inc. 1720 4th Street S.W. Minot, North Dakota 58701 'Mesabi Might' The titan of the Northwood, Duluth, Misabi & Iron Range 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone #226, with over 6000 gross tons of taconite pellets in tow, drifts down toward the ore docks on Lake superior thru a foggy Minnesota day in the late autumn of 1950. These Baldwin built engines were among the most powerful in the world. In tractive effort they were larger than Union Pacific's famed Big Boy. DM & IR numbered their M-3 class…220 to 227".
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