Cloquet Terminal Railroad SW1000 no. 35 and an SW1 are parked at the paper mill. Another switcher is in the background near the mill buildings. With the galvanized garbage cans protecting the top ... (more)
This shot has it all for me. Storm light, iron ore, and a Great Lakes freighter. BN 431 brings a cut of limestone under the DMIR ore dock in October of 1993. The best looking boat on the lakes, th... (more)
The veteran switcher still working for the Cloquet Terminal tries it's best to rival the exhaust show of the large Sappi mill looming behind them.
The big workhorse of the Cloquet Terminal, SW1000 #35, shuffles and switches cars in the yard at Sappi Paper in Cloquet on a cold December day as the hustle and bustle of the mill goes on in the ... (more)
SW1000 in Passenger ServiceIn Autumn of 2014, the Plymouth and Lincoln Railroad (operating as the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad/Hobo Railroad) acquired SW1000 1012 from locomotive d... (more)
The switchers of Columbia Grain at Rivergate include a SW1000 built in 1966 and a former Modoc Northern GE B23-7
SW1000 switches the North Yard lead in August 1996. The old EMD built in 1966 could not be MU'd to anything, so it was always a lone switcher...
The golden hour approaches as former BN 429 sits in Tacoma, as it has for about 8 years. This unit was involved in some sort of accident in the 2000's and was at CEECO before they closed. It seems... (more)
Back to Basics. On a fine Portland Sunday we see typical power at Willbridge Yard. GN 3613 was built as BN 388 in 1972. It was repainted into BNSF H1 colors and has spent the majority of its time ... (more)
Shortly after running a group of empty subs to Zug Island to be loaded, 459 returns south with a couple loads for the caster. The caster was screaming for fresh metal, so as quick as the furnaces ... (more)
Shortly after running a group of empty subs to Zug Island to be loaded, 459 returns south with a couple loads for the caster and is now about to make the delivery as it reflects on some fresh pond... (more)
Burlington Northern SW1000 #435 waits to cross the diamond at Santa Fe Jct. as a Chicago & North Western freight clears with caboose 10942 and Business car 401 bringing up the rear end.
Plenty of old locos and parts can be found at the NRE shop in Mount Vernon.