Washington, D.C.  20549



Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):

January 12, 2018


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

New York



(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


c/o Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas

Trust & Agency Services

60 Wall Street

16th Floor

New York, New York



(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)


(904) 271‑2520

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8‑K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b‑2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b‑2).

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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 2.02    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On January 12, 2018, Mesabi Trust issued a press release announcing that the Trustees of Mesabi Trust declared a distribution of One dollar eighteen cents ($1.18) per Unit of Beneficial Interest payable on February 20, 2018 to Mesabi Trust Unitholders of record at the close of business on January 30, 2018.  A copy of the press release is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8‑K.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits

99.1    Press release, dated January 12, 2018. 

In accordance with general instruction B.2 to Form 8‑K, the information in this Form 8‑K shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.






 /s/ Jeffrey Schoenfeld



Jeffrey Schoenfeld



Vice President



Deutsche Bank National Trust Company



For Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas



Corporate Trustee of Mesabi Trust




Dated:  January 16, 2018