The 3:57 Northstar crosses the Mississippi, headed east from Target Field Station before turning Northwest to head to Big Lake. The truss section at the left is a rare example of a Petit truss bri... (more)
A cold Premium sounded delicious on one of the warmest days of 2018 for Minneapolis, and I'm sure the crew on TCW's SY Turn felt the same way as they crossed the Mississippi with 5300 feet of traf... (more)
The 5:30 Northstar has departed Target Field Station and crosses the Mississippi, headed towards Big Lake.
The Dolly Sisters, SOO 415 and 416, Alco RS27s, were pretty much in transfer service in the Twin Cities by the 1970s. Here they have made a delivery to the Milwaukee Road served mill area near the... (more)
Soo Line 807, one of ten U30Cs owned by the railroad handles some switching at Humboldt Ave. Yard, across the Mississippi from Shoreham. The Dodge cab over pick up might be more rare than the GE a... (more)
Bright yellow F unit faces greet a dismal looking day in March in Minneapolis back in 1973. F units still ruled on CNW's lines south out of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Here a former CGW F3 shares space ... (more)
CNW SW1200 1217 gets added tractive effort from BU10 while handling switching chores at Cedar Lake Yard, Minneapolis, MN. BU10 started life as CNW 1266, an Alco S-3 switch engine.
Amtrak's Arrowhead from Duluth-Superior crosses the Mississippi River on the former NP bridge north of the Minneapolis station behind E8 no. 332. This unit was CB&Q 9940B, then BN 9933 before Amtr... (more)
In our Bicentennial summer Amtrak still used the Minneapolis Great Northern station for its stop. It is visible in the background as the North Coast Hiawatha departs across the Mississippi River o... (more)
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