The Empire Builder rolls through the West Seventh neighborhood in St. Paul along the Merriam Park subdivision a handful of hours late.
Snow is falling as Milwaukee Road 261 prepares to depart St. Paul Union Depot.
Fireman Jim DeRocher aboard Milwaukee Road 261
Milwaukee 261 steams on the grounds of the St. Paul Union Depot during its annual "North Pole Express" runs.
The Empire Builder rolls into the Minnesota Commercial A Yard with #1 out front and an extended consist filled with many other interesting pieces of Amtrak equipment including #42 and sever... (more)
A winter edition of the Empire Builder glides along the Merriam Park subdivision, late, but looking good among the white snow and blue sky!
One of only a handful of locomotives in original Soo Line paint switches in the Minnesota Commercial A Yard during a snowy winter afternoon. This locomotive has probably been at work during many ... (more)
Bandits and MP15s will be moving the freight cars surrounding them today.
I didn’t manage to make it to Milwaukee Road territory until after its acquisition by the Soo Line. While many of the locomotives were already patched, there were still “pure” MILW units to be see... (more)
CP's annual Holiday Train stopped at St. Paul Union Depot for a show, presenting some unique photo opportunities. This is the first time the Holiday Train has pulled into SPUD facing west.
Two Milwaukee Road GP20s lead a westbound freight through Hoffman Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota, on the afternoon of March 22, 1986. Milwaukee Road GP20s were not true EMD-built GP20s, but were GP... (more)
The CP-BN transfer is pulling out of the Minnesota Commercial yard at St. Anthony enroute to BNSF Northtown Yard.
Delaware & Hudson to Boston & Maine to Union PacificSpotted in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on a sweltering July 23, 1999, in Union Pacific GP39-2 2732. Built in March 1976 as Delaware &... (more)
Burlington Northern GE U30C No. 5828 leads a BN coal train eastbound at Hoffman Avenue below Dayton’s Bluff at St. Paul, Minnesota, on November 22, 1987.
The Empire Builder stops momentarily at the entrance to the Minnesota Commercial A Yard at St. Anthony Junction, where the conductor is required to line the switches at this location and po... (more)