CN 5761, 2190 and 5632 lead a late evening ballast empty as they build speed near MP447 west of Trout Lake.
The Soo Line F-unit fleet was almost decimated by the time I managed this evening shot of 214A. I figured it was probably my last Soo F shot and I was right..at least as far as being in regular s... (more)
Soo train 11 with 4230 and ex KCS 626 are nearing Trout Lake with 43 cars. The 4230 was renumbered away from the Soo 550 series to avoid conflicts with Ex Milwaukee SD10 rebuilds, most of which we... (more)
CN SD40 rebuild 6010 leads WC 3024 and forest products laden train 543 westbound into the late evening sun.
What could be better than standing in the shade of some maples on your first Spring out of high school and having consists like this roll past. Soo 2202B and 754 head for the CPR connection at Sau... (more)
A fairly heavy train 12 with 75 cars powers up as it departs Trout Lake with 146 and 411 leading the way at 9:05PM. Summer in Upper Michigan allows for some late photos as the sun doesn't set unti... (more)
Soo 212B and 502C get to work on making a pick up at Trout Lake on a westbound extra during the fall of 1979. New GP38-2's had been making inroads on the Soo F-unit fleet for a few years already a... (more)
Soo train 911 rolls west with 733 leading leased CR 6523 and 85 cars on an early spring morning. The 733 was one of only four GP40's on the Soo's roster before a large group were added with the pu... (more)
WC 6534 and 585 power train 34 west of Trout Lake with 31 cars. It was a common sight in Upper Michigan to see SD45's and SDL39's all through the WC era.
Milwaukee Road 169 heads Soo 2408 and the 32 cars of train 12 west. The Lake States experiment was winding down and due to problems with the older units assigned to these lines the Soo had brought... (more)
Soo #911 has been battling blizzard conditions since leaving Sault Ste. Marie over 6 hours ago. Originally powered by only 768 and 409 with 131 cars the train more or less ran at 10MPH all the way... (more)
IC 6032,1001 lead train 543 westbound with 31 cars. 543 did most local work between Gladstone and Trout Lake. It became a victim of the slow economy but was reinstated recently.