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.
Stored very unserviceable in the Minneapolis coach yard are three of the Milwaukee's first U-Boats. I remember coming out of Milwaukee as a Fireman on 261 when these things were new with five of t... (more)
Twelve years earlier the 691AB was the assigned hump power at Milwaukee. Now the 691A sits alone at what is left of the Milwaukee Road's coach yard in Minneapolis. Since the advent of Amtrak seven... (more)
A westbound BN freight coming across the Mississippi from Minneapolis Junction headed for Willmar. The tracks that turn right from the locomotive was the entrance to the Great Northern Station in ... (more)
A SOO Line transfer with a passenger GP9 and a GP7 waits for a BN freight with a C&S SD rear unit while a C&NW transfer waits in the distance. Check out that diamond to the left with some through ... (more)
A mix of Hill lines power awaits their next assignment at Minneapolis in July 1973. A former GN GP7 and X-NP GP9 compare notes with X-CBQ GP40, BN 3021, and a repainted X-GN GP9M. The IC boxcar to... (more)
Commuters head home as they cross the Mississippi River just after sunset as the city comes alive with lights.
Train crews aren't the only ones who have to deal with mother natures dealings. After a storm dropped fresh snow, a Minnesota Commercial crew is hard at it at St. Anthony clearing snows from the s... (more)
This 1000 hp Alco RS1 was built 12/49 as M&StL 223.
Twin Cities Lines 1239 operating on the Excelsior location of the Minnesota Streetcar Museum. 1239 is trimmed with ghoulish attire for the museum's Halloween runs.