Soo Line 731 brings a northbound train thru Sussex, WI in the early morning hours of a nice June day in 1985. The bridge in the background is the CNW's Adams Line, and the train is about to come u... (more)
CP 255 with SOO 6023 leading DME, ICE and CP tackles the tough grade out of Desjardins into Waterdown.
Back when matched pairs of SOO geeps were the rule rather than the exception, Willy has a large Duluth-Superior transfer in tow. The geeps sounding great digging in as they departed Duluth.
THAT'LL DO! The Soo Line (ex-MILW) had a minor derailment in their yard in Milwaukee in May of 1989. Good thing the speeds were slow!
SOO 6037 leads train 255 west along the Galt Subdivision.
SOO 500 and company is looking good in this 1993 photo. A tornado would knock the passenger cars off the tracks in 2002. The train is now under a shed and repainted.
Soo Line 500A rests at Shoreham Yard with a snow plow. 2 F-units were assigned to plow duty at the time, perhaps with this plow.
SOO 4450 works the yard in Duluth while a salty unloads in the background.
Soo Line 502A and 500A rest outside the roundhouse in Shoreham Yard in September of 1983. I believe these units were in snowplow service at the time.
Soo Line 4231 switches the dock at the Port of Milwaukee on Jones Island in July of 1993.
Streamliners at Spencer.
SOO 4406 switches the lower yard in Marquette, MI in May of 1986. 4406 was one of a handful of GP38-2's with red SOO lettering, the rest were black. I wish we had chased this train, but we were af... (more)
So what do you call more than one caboose? A pair of the rest at the Soo Line's Shops Yard in June of 1983. The SOO kept their wood fleet around longer than most.
Southbound SOO at Sussex,WI..
Southbound Soo Line freight passes under the C&NW mainline at Sussex,WI..