The TCW's train to the Twin Cities has finished their work and is headed home, rolling through Stadium on a fine March afternoon.
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train rests overnight near the former Soo Line yard at Shoreham.
The Empire Builder is just shy of five hours late as it comes through Minneapolis Junction passing the Friends of 261 shop in the middle of the wye in Minneapolis' Beltrami neighborhood. A... (more)
North Pole Express 2014. Steve Sandburg watches as MILW 261's crew prepares to come off the auxiliary track onto the BNSF main at Minneapolis Jct. The 261 wears a “North Pole Express 2014” ... (more)
The Empire Builder passes the classic Northrup King Building in the Northeast neighborhood of Minneapolis on a cold clear November day. Right not the train is running close to five and hal... (more)
A H4 SD40-2 trims the bowl at Northtown.
A pair of GE's bring a Q train east. The bridge I'm standing on (Saint Anthony Parkway) is slated to come down soon and be replaced by a new bridge.
CNW F3A 238 waits servicing at Cedar Lake Yard in Minneapolis. This former MSTL facility gave CNW a pretty good servicing facility in the Twin Cities compared to other CNW yards in the area. It wa... (more)
SOO only pair of ALCO DL's affectionately know as the "Dolly Sisters" sit at SOO's Shoreham facility
An eastbound BN manifest heads out of Northtown Yard a year after the BN merger with a trio of SD45s in three color schemes, and a couple stock cars on the front of the train. BN 6468 was delivere... (more)
Smoke is rising over Minneapolis Junction! No. 261 has a fire in its belly and is being steam tested in preparation for its upcoming trips to Duluth.
The Empire Builder rolls through the Van Buren St. control point on the BNSF Midway subdivision past the historic Northrup King Building in northeast Minneapolis.
CREX 1303 at BNSF's Northtown Yard. Photo taken with permission.
A classic Alco puts on a great show as it switches an industry on the Minnesota Commercials, Hennepin Branch. Nothing beats the sound of an Alco chugging away while switching!
A CP freight rounds the curve at University to head east. It's amazing how many trains pass this location on any given day and there are always people here "trainspotting". The foregro... (more)