Bright yellow F unit faces greet a dismal looking day in March in Minneapolis back in 1973. F units still ruled on CNW's lines south out of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Here a former CGW F3 shares space ... (more)
CNW SW1200 1217 gets added tractive effort from BU10 while handling switching chores at Cedar Lake Yard, Minneapolis, MN. BU10 started life as CNW 1266, an Alco S-3 switch engine.
Amtrak's Arrowhead from Duluth-Superior crosses the Mississippi River on the former NP bridge north of the Minneapolis station behind E8 no. 332. This unit was CB&Q 9940B, then BN 9933 before Amtr... (more)
In our Bicentennial summer Amtrak still used the Minneapolis Great Northern station for its stop. It is visible in the background as the North Coast Hiawatha departs across the Mississippi River o... (more)
Adam Farence Photo
Work train heads through Northtown.
Rare NW5 in Minneapolis. Once again I don't have a location for my father's picture, but perhaps the water tower is a hint for someone.
R.T. Steinbrenner Photo
The Milwaukee Road bought switchers from EMD, FM, Alco, and Baldwin. When my father visited "Southtown" yard, the switching fleet was dominated by Baldwins as shown here. Luckily this ... (more)
Three months before the BN merger, GN class GP20 no. 2000 shows off its Big Sky Blue colors in the snow at the GN Harrison St. roundhouse. This was the first unit of two groups of GP20s delivered ... (more)
CNW 6641 is ready to depart Minneapolis, MN with a transfer run in October of 1992. I always liked those SD18's on the CNW.