SD45 BN 6406, x-NP 3606 is parked at Harrison St., the former GN roundhouse next to a former NP F9B. It's a cool day, but not too much snow. I recall being too excited about shooting new BN green ... (more)
Colorful light power move in Northtown.
There is another 1931 in orange and... running in Northtown as as slug set. i guess they (BNSF) will correct this. They have in the past.
Some Things Remain the Same: Although technology has changed over the years, the routine of most railroaders remains the same. Here a CP engineer checks the paperwork at the fax for track b... (more)
GEVO pulls a leaser in Northtown.
Another one of Northtown's slug sets in action.
One of Northtown's slug sets on the move.
Night falls on BNSF's Northtown Yard, located just outside the city of Minneapolis.
Yes, there really was a Cascade green Burlington Northern No. 1. Before BN assigned No. 1 to an executive F9 (officially labeled F9-2) locomotive rebuilt in 1990, BN had a former Great Northern NW... (more)
MILW 261 is ready for the spring trip as retired Amtrak TM/261 TM and RP contributor Don Crimmin makes final preparations checks and double checks everything. I got him to take a moment here a po... (more)
Amtrak 406 (NPCU) leads Amtrak's Exhibit Train West on the CP Merriam Park Sub in Minneapolis, MN on a sunny afternoon.
It's a sea of green at BN's Northtown yard in Sep of 1983.
As darkness falls on Minneapolis, BNSF's Northtown yard is visible from above, with the tall buildings of downtown visible in the far distance. (Photographed with a Canon 6D from a helicopter ride... (more)
An afternoon Northstar passes over the Mississippi River with the skyline of Minneapolis visible in the background.