A former BN GP39-2 and a heavily graffitied shoving platform work the Grove Yard with a few ex SOU boxcars in tow. In the foreground are a few of the many SD75's (and C44-9W's) that make up the st... (more)
I'm at the Soo Line's Shoreham Shops one year after the purchase of the Milwaukee Road. Don Walstoni and myself will be the two new Road Foremen of Engines for the SOO. Don will be at Mason City w... (more)
An empty Northtown save for the SD60s awaiting their destinations. A number of the BNSF and EMDX SD60s were sold off by the BNSF.
CP's hot Vancouver to Chicago intermodal crosses the mighty Mississippi with a ratty but functional GE leading the way.
UP train YSPMP 10 pulls out of East Minneapolis Yard headed back to St Paul with a nice looking leaser on point. BNSF crews are hard at work double tracking the Midway Sub west of here.
On a hot summer morning, the conductor on H26 lines the 7 unit lashup down the lead at Humbolt. They will be taking 115 cars down the hill to St. Paul, then they'll take light power to the Koch re... (more)
On a stormy summer afternoon, the TC&W Glencoe Turn scoots out of town behind one of their CAT repowered geeps, just before the sky opens up on Minneapolis. The TC&W's former MILW main splits from... (more)
Early on a warm summer evening, the crew on H21 takes a quick breather after finishing their work spotting cars of newsprint for the Star Tribune, with the skyline of downtown Minneapolis looming ... (more)
MN&S 32 leads a short train west across the Mississippi River on a warm and humid summer day in 1984. This was a couple of years after Soo Line bought the shortline but it continued to operate muc... (more)
On a cold Midwestern Spring afternoon, NS Dash9 rides the turntable at Northtown.
Stacks head through Northtown Yard.
One of Northtown's yard goat three pack is on the move on a busy Spring afternoon.
One of the former Iowa Interstate EMDs that BNSF is leasing from Progress Rail Services goes for a spin on Northtown's turntable. This GP38-2 was originally delivered new to Penn Central.
BNSF has been testing its' alternative fuel tender from Northtown to as far north as Superior,WI. Here they sit at Northtown. Taken with permission and adhering to all safety practices.