A rare photo for me, an actual BN passenger train. Here the Mainstreeter is briefly stopped at Minneapolis before heading to St. Paul. BN ran intercity passenger service for only 14 months prior t... (more)
Outside of the GN diesel house at Harrison St., Minneapolis, a group of power is idling in below zero weather. The mostly former GN group includes GP9M (designated GP5 on GN), rebuilt from an FT t... (more)
BN 2526, a former Burlington Route GP35 is in for servicing at the former GN diesel house at Harrison St., Minneapolis. This facility became redundant with the completion of new facilities at the ... (more)
A trio of CNW SD18's, led by 6637, bring a transfer run thru the Twin Cities in October of 1991. These were some of my favorite locos on the CNW.
Light power at Northtown Yard.
Light power heads under the searchlight signal bridge at West University adjacent to Northtown Yard.
Burlington Northern SD9 No. 6102 switches Northtown yard at Minneapolis, Minnesota, in September 1984. Built in 1954, BN No. 6102 is former Great Northern No. 575, and is set up to operate long ho... (more)
A group of Burlington Northern locomotives are stored at Northtown Yard in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on August 11, 1985. The string in the foreground is all-GE U28Bs and U30Bs, while behind is all-E... (more)
A good sized CP train heads east on the BNSF Midway Sub. This train used the newer connection track near Marshall Street on the CP Paynesville Sub to access the BNSF at 35th Avenue; thus avoiding... (more)
TCWR's train back to home rails was so big, they had to cut the crossing before the end of the siding heading up to Stadium while they waited on a "suburban" and a steamer. #2013 was once Souther... (more)
First of the two weekend trips across TCWR is underway.