Soo 757 and 778 roll past River Junction with 100 cars on train 222.
Soo train 222 powered by Soo 778 and Milwaukee 140 is just getting started out of LaCrescent with 117 cars on a gorgeous October afternoon in 1986. The line south of LaCrescent was a scenic spot t... (more)
Shots like this are the reason I was such a fan of the Soo. Spotless 763 and 789 roll recently re-routed train 937 westbound with 120 cars on the former Milwaukee Road main at River Junction.
A couple of ex Milwaukee GP38-2's are spliced by Soo fuel tender 4001 at La Crescent.
A common site on the DM&E these days, two lease engines lead a DM&E engine on train 170.
Nice SOO power on the daily St. Paul - Kansas City Manifest made for a great Friday off of work.
Although I wished the second engine was in the same paint scheme as the leader, I couldn't pass up three EMDs on my favorite train.
Beautiful morning light is what I like for taking photographs, but the low sun angle can cause too much glare on these beautiful locomotives.
A nice, clean EMD leads todays 277 across the CP Mississippi River Bridge.
Rolling north from Marquette, IA to LaCrescent, MN on DM&E rails, train 271 is approximately 3.5 miles from its first stop and a set-out at LaCrescent.
Love the railroad, hate the lead engine. Please either repaint these untis or have them trail only!
171 negotiates the S-curve south of LaCrescent, MN. Within minutes the conductor will ring up the CP dispatcher and ask permission into the LaCrescent Yard.