The one and only. The only remaining SF30B stands in rare company, trailing it is a C-424 and M-636.
Back in 1956...
The Soo Line mixed train failed and brand new FP7 #2500 had to be brought in... In reality after putting in ANOTHER 14 hour day to get ready for Railfan Weekend I took a break as ... (more)
You know the day is going your way when the IAIS crew stops their engine on the bridge so you can get the over under. Hell they even released their pet hawk as well!
Soon to be one of the youngest engineers in the notoriously high seniority based Missabe Road, Mr. Aldrich has empties for Minntac rolling at track speed through Munger at the ripe age of 20. The ... (more)
The faux foreman Kelby walks up and places a blue light on the control stand so work can be done safely.
CHS road power brings a cut of cars out onto the mainline.
Typical northern Minnesota. Long winding highway with few cars and long and loud ore trains. Cant beat it.
Interesting juxtaposition in this shot. The former BN engineer is running a 50+ year old engine on a 100+ year old line, while the 18 year old conductor is making the joint on 3 year old cars. The... (more)
I have always thought these engines wore the BC Rail paint well. Rare leader on the Peg Transfer heading from BNSF's 28th Yard to DW&P (CN) Pokegama Yard.
Congratulations to the CP-SOO Line Twin Ports Terminal Employees for 5 Years Injury Free on September 30th. The day before the "party", 0700 Duluth Job is seen completing their round trip with a n... (more)
The #2719 hustles The Laker south towards Chicago. But seriously John and Kale are shoveling for their lives.
Rapids Local heads for its namesake with a strike looming in a few hours.
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!
From the Arrowhead to the Switch Target to the Maroon, the Missabe is still holding on.
Almost missed this. I love shooting bandits, but there was a nice UP Transfer about to go by. Luckily I had my cake, and ate it too. I stopped and shot the 0700 Superior pulling into the BNSF's 28... (more)