A nice looking UP train from their Belt yard rounds the bend at West Division St. near downtown St. Paul to head east on the UP Altoona Sub.
Twin Cities & Western 2011 along with SOO 2500 in the background are on display for Train Days at St. Paul Union Depot as the Amtrak Empire Builder makes their scheduled stop for passenger pickup ... (more)
DMIR 309, an SDM (rebuilt from an SD18) is mated up with SD38-2s 215 and 212 at Two Harbors, MN between runs on a pleasant late afternoon in October 1990. The 215 was originally a Bessemer & Lake ... (more)
CNW 1753, a torpedo tubed GP9, relaxes in the late spring sun at Valley Park, MN between local/switching assignments. This Geep featured CNW's original paint scheme of the late 50s, wearing a simp... (more)
ALCO RS27 316 is sitting center stage on the turntable amongst assorted Minnesota Commercial power in an authorized photo shoot taken on railroad property via a signed release. Thanks to all those... (more)
Milwaukee Road 261 on display for a night photo shoot during Train Days at St. Paul Union Depot in downtown St. Paul, MN.
A UP transfer has to wait for traffic to clear and favorable signals at Division St. before proceeding. The park in the lower right is a "railfan park" constructed on the grounds of St.... (more)
It's busy here!
Actual rails laid by the Missabe RR found on what remains of the DM&IR Woodbridge branch line located NE of Buhl, MN. The Missabe put this branch line in for the sole purpose to service a few nat... (more)
At dusk, some of MNNR's finest 4 axle switcher power assembles at their shops in the Twin Cities.
An ex-Soo SD60 backs a train past the engine house, where a line of SD 40-2s are getting some maintenance.
After some switching in Dilworth with BNSF and industries in Moorhead, the usual OTVR GPs head back to Fergus Falls near Sabin.
The classic cab of Soo Line FP7 #2500-A provides a sharp contrast from today's modern locomotives.
Can you say Upper Midwest? Soo Line 2500 and Milwaukee Road 261 visited St. Paul Union Depot during the last week of April 2016 for Train Days. The 2500 normally resides at the Lake Superior Rai... (more)
Milwaukee Road 261 pulls away from the platform at St. Paul Union Depot during the Train Days night photo session on April 29.