The one and only. The only remaining SF30B stands in rare company, trailing it is a C-424 and M-636.
Railfanning CHS is not for safety oriented people. I saw the BNSF conductor open his mouth in shock more than once as the CHS crew moved around. The BNSF waits in the clear as CHS clears the switc... (more)
Its 1963 and an NP GP9 is resting near the depot after its shift working the yard... Thats my story and im stickin to it!
The #2719 hustles The Laker south towards Chicago. But seriously John and Kale are shoveling for their lives.
4 tracks, 3 railroads. The track that the Pokey Transfer (led by fairly rare SD40u) is entering is maintainted by the CP (SOO), but used by the CN (DWP), the middle two mainline tracks are the BNS... (more)
Engineer Lohrbach changes ends as a classic pair of Soo Line geeps rest on fairly scary track.
Sweet! CP re-route heads north on the former Missabe as they slug upgrade out of Pokegama.
Most people find this hotel to be an eyesore, but who knows when it will get torn down, or what it will look like in 50 years? Its too bad 2 mines are shutdown so no ore traffic moving the last fe... (more)
How many other places can you find a mini forest in the middle of a rail yard? BNSF transfer brings limestone cars up the coal runner to 28th St. with the engineer running the way God intended...f... (more)
Proctor Road Switch spotting Difco dump cars to be loaded with limestone.
Its still ICEy in Duluth! An extremely rare occurrence, as the ICE #6436 leads a coke train to the BNSF's Rices Point Yard. This may be the first an DME/ICE unit has ever been to Duluth. Here they... (more)
CHS road power brings a cut of cars out onto the mainline.
This sign has been up before the locomotive engineers parents even met each other. Does that mean the engineer is young, or the sign is old?
Rapids Local heads for its namesake with a strike looming in a few hours.
I like the angle, which shows off some of the distinct feautres BC Rail had. Two sets of angled ditchlights, marker lights, cab bell, etc.