MILW 651, an SW1200 built in November 1954 cools off outside the Pigs Eye Yard next to the roundhouse. The unit will serve MILW for 12 more years, being retired in February 1985. Next to 651, Bald... (more)
CNW 4705 switches cars near Hoffman Avenue in the waning light of a beautiful day in October of 1992.
Back in 1972 I had the opportunity to access Milwaukee Road's Pigs Eye Yard and was able to get up close and personal with the retarder below the hump. Here a MILW cow-calf set has shoved a string... (more)
Three year old FP45s nos. 3 and 1 pair up in their second color scheme and new assignment: freight service. Purchased for Hiawatha passenger service the units were delivered in UP yellow, but were... (more)
BN 3102 leads a train thru Dayton's Bluff in the late evening light in October of 1991.
UP Delivery: Wearing both hats, the Shakopee job now delivers cars to the UP Belt Yard, and will then head out to deliver cars to the UP at Valley Park. Note the grade just coming out of th... (more)
A pair of CSX units lead V-BLUPTL deep in BNSF territory on a sunny February afternoon in Minnesota.
EMD Leasing 1557 (ex-NW 1557) leads a freight thru Hoffman Avenue in St. Paul, MN in October of 1991.
Beneath Dayton’s Bluff, a westbound freight picks its way through Hoffman Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota, on the afternoon of March 22, 1986. Two Milwaukee Road GP20s lead the train, and were not t... (more)
...Adam Farence Photo.
CNW 4105 brings a transfer run thru St. Paul, MN in August of 1983.
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.