Rumbling and bumbling down the North Shore Scenic Railroad's main line back towards Duluth, MN with coal empties for interchange to the BNSF Railway.
Soo 802 looking none the worse for wear(except for a couple broken windows) sits in storage at Neenah. The big U-boats were never very popular on EMD dominated Soo and ended up with a short life. ... (more)
Deep in the woods of northern Minnesota there lives a Soo Line FP7 working in revenue service in 2014. It's currently leading a train of 104 coal empties off the NSSR line on the North Shore to b... (more)
A Soo Line veteran works the east end of Bensenville Yard, shoving on a string of autoracks.
An F unit? Check. In snow? Check. In revenue service? Check. In 2014? Check. Soo Line 2500-A leads an empty coal train being returned from storage on the North Shore Scenic Railroad to BNSF Railw... (more)
The original FP7 demonstrator rolls down towards interchange with the BNSF as she teams with DMIR #316 to deliver coal cars back to the BNSF after being stored on the North Shore Scenic Railroad's... (more)
SOO 6044 and 6026 are in run 8, getting the 632 ethanol train up to speed along the old CNW.
A 632 ethanol train heads east by Tower B17 with a classic pair of Soo Line SD60's.
With a business downturn in the early 1980s, older locomotives were stored and often retired. Alco DL640 (RS27) No. 415, one of Soo Line's two "Dolly sisters" was parked with F7A 2225A in the late... (more)
Inside the belly of a streamliner. The old gal has a radiator leak - notice all the water on the floor - but that will be repaired in time for its trip to Spencer.
The pure simplicity of the controls in Soo FP7A 2500A contrasts sharply with today's modern locomotives.
Soo Line 2500-A leads an empty coal train being returned from storage on the North Shore Scenic Railroad to BNSF Railway in Duluth.
The original FP7 demonstrator rolls down the BNSF as she teams with DMIR #316 to deliver coal cars back to the BNSF after being stored on the North Shore Scenic Railroad's line for the past severa... (more)
Soo 2500A and Missabe 316 slowly move over 100 empty coal cars out of winter storage, headed for BNSF in Duluth.
SOO 4416 brings the South Side Local under the Milwaukee Road signal bridge in Franklin Park.