The Empire Builder departs St. Paul Union Depot on-time bound for other points along the Mississippi River, Wisconsin, and eventually Chicago in the afternoon.
GPs With HistoriesA Union Pacific local, with "GP38-3" 2507 and GP39-2 2732 for power, rolls into Hoffman Yard in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on July 23rd, 1999. UP 2507 is a rebuilt GP... (more)
MILW 97C, a venerable FP7 leads a quartet of vintage EMD power on a transfer run into CNW's Hoffman Avenue Yard adjacent to Milwaukee's Pigs Eye Yard in St. Paul, MN. Behind the train is Dayton Bl... (more)
Soo Line FP7 #2500-A was brought down from Duluth to celebrate Union Depot Train Days. This was the locomotive's first time visiting the depot since the 1960's, when it served in passenger service... (more)
ALCO RS27 316 is sitting center stage on the turntable amongst assorted Minnesota Commercial power in an authorized photo shoot taken on railroad property via a signed release. Thanks to all those... (more)
An ex-Soo SD60 backs a train past the engine house, where a line of SD 40-2s are getting some maintenance.
The classic cab of Soo Line FP7 #2500-A provides a sharp contrast from today's modern locomotives.
Can you say Upper Midwest? Soo Line 2500 and Milwaukee Road 261 visited St. Paul Union Depot during the last week of April 2016 for Train Days. The 2500 normally resides at the Lake Superior Rai... (more)
Milwaukee Road 261 pulls away from the platform at St. Paul Union Depot during the Train Days night photo session on April 29.
SOO FP7A 2500A leads BN SDP40 325 North on a special train from SPUD to Osceola for a couple days there before returning home to Duluth, MN.
Amtrak 145 (Phase III Heritage) leads Amtrak Train 8 Empire Builder East through St. Paul, MN.
Milwaukee Road 261 sits at St. Paul Union Depot for Union Depot Train Days (90th Anniversary of SPUD). She was just getting ready to pull ahead and off Track 1 to allow Amtrak's Westbound Empire B... (more)
The Friend of 261 make a special move through of their equipment from Minneapolis Junction to St. Paul Union Depot for the upcoming weekend's "Depot Days." MILW 261 is among other trains... (more)
A pair of SD60Ms head WB on the Saint Paul Sub.
The Empire Builder continues its eastward journey out of St. Paul along the Mississippi River. In 50 or so minutes it will make a brief stop in Red Wing. What a beautiful day to enjoy the... (more)