Identical twins #400 and #401 began their lives out west, beating the mountains that caused other engines to overheat. They came to Minnesota and conquered the snow wearing the classy maroon of th... (more)
Whoops! CN spilled a boxcar, derailment date unknown.
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!
Fresh painted ATSF junk leads a limestone out of Proctor with ore cars while the difco cars are down for maintenance.
Newcomers to the Missabe head off to take a nice jog around the wye. I counted 10 Dash 8's on the Missabe today, 4 of them being at Fairlane.
Money money money money....monaaaaaay! The Keenan Road Switch certainly is money for the crew. Not only did it take them 2 hours to go 5 miles, but they get a 4 man crew, unheard of in todays worl... (more)
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.
The first train on the Barron Sub. since it has been placed in service has reached the end of the line. VIP's have de-boarded the Santa Train and the twin engine monsters are running around their ... (more)
A short 0700 Superior heads back to its namesake behind two classy geeps. Looking back, I must admit I feel spoiled, having only shot CP geeps once or twice over the past two years, with the major... (more)
The sun is setting literally and figuratively on these old Milwaukee Road units. Taken with permission.
GHOST TRAIN! After a derailment at LP forced the closure of the SB IR Sub from Waldo to Two Harbors, empties get rolling again through a nice little spot I discovered. Little did I know a short 3... (more)
The #2719 hustles The Laker south towards Chicago. But seriously John and Kale are shoveling for their lives.
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?
Newcomers to the Missabe jogging around the wye past some old Missabe signals. Missed the shot by 1/2 a second!