MNTX 325 waits in the siding at Osceola, WI for a westbound CP ballast train before taking the main, boarding passengers, and departing on the first of four trips from Osceola, WI to Marine, MN an... (more)
A ballast empty heads east near Osceola on the CN Dresser Sub. In a few weeks, these ballast trains will be sharing the tracks with the Osceola and St. Croix Valley Railway museum trains.
On this particular weekend SOO 559 was in charge of the Marine on St. Croix/Maple Island excursions. However, the locomotive put up quite a fight in order to be started. The workers tried to sta... (more)
Osceola & St. Croix Valley's BN 6234 takes the 2:00 train from Dresser back to Osceola. This unit was busy all day taking people to and from the Dresser Depot at half an hour intervals.
The Minnesota Transportation Museum's SD9 rounds the bend near milepost 45 with its "Pumpkin Train" in tow on a gorgeous fall afternoon. The "Pumpkin Train" departed Osceola every hour and ran to... (more)
The fine art of phony baloney night photo shoots. This is a composite shot of 5 exposures (3 flashbulbs for the exterior, one each for the lantern streak and conductor). A joint effort between m... (more)
A recent addition the Minnesota Transportation Museum fleet, BNSF SDP40 (delivered as Great Northern 325) sits on the house track at the Osceola & St. Croix Valley museum operation in Osceola, WI.... (more)
MILW 261 engineer Steve Sandberg is the engineer on Steve Glischinski's 1970's era photo freight, run on Monday Sept 8, 2008 on the CN's Dresser Subdivsion with crews and equipment from the Minn... (more)
BN 6234 crosses the St. Croix River on CN's Dresser Sub. This was a photo charter showing a "1970s" BN local I organized with the excellent cooperation of the Minnesota Transportation Museum and i... (more)
Soo 559 and BN 6234 pose for night shots in the Osceola yard. Lighting by Steve Glischinski with #5 blue flashbulbs.
More traditional shot of the Minnesota Transportation Museum's BN SD9 6234 with a "1970s local freight" on the ex-Soo Line Dresser line (now owned by CN). This trip was organized by Steve Glischi... (more)
Soo 559 sits along side BN 6234 at the Osceola & St Croix Valley Railway yard.
Soo 559 passes over the St. Croix river crossing from Minnesota to Wisconsin during a photo charter organized by Steve Glischinski.
It's the fall of 1973, and this camper is more concerned with cooking his hot dogs than paying attention to the BN local that's passing his campsite.
(OK it's really a photo charter. Thanks ... (more)
1/6th pan shot of Soo Line 559 on the CN Dresser Line between Osceola and Dresser, on the former Soo Line.