Hard to keep track of.... The Soo Line had some interesting track work in their yard that serviced the ferry in Manitowoc, WI. In fact it took me a second look to figure out what went where in thi... (more)
Soo Line 2412 crosses the bascule bridge over the Manitowoc River in Manitowoc, WI in July of 1987. The crew was going to retrieve anything valuables from the now abandoned yard that used to serve... (more)
CP 771 leads a freight past a bucolic farm near Green Island, IA in September of 1993. The fields still have standing water in them from some serious flooding of the Mississippi River.
Rare bird for the SOO. The Soo Line only had 5 SD60M's and 6058 leads an EB freight across the C&NW diamonds in Watertown, WI in October of 1994. The crew of an opposing train gives a thumbs up to... (more)
Soo Line 703 is spending the night on the turntable at the Soo Line roundhouse in Marquette, MI in June of 1987.
Soo Line's West Yard in Marquette, Michigan has seen better days as it is overgrown with weeds and trees. Once a thriving DSS&A ore facility, decades of idle time have taken its toll. Amazingly, t... (more)
3 Soo Line passenger cars sit out side the railroad shops in Escanaba, MI in May of 1986. This is the same location that the ex--D&H Baldwin Sharks are kept, and like them, the passenger cars are ... (more)
Soo Line 4420 rides the turntable at Marquette, MI in May of 1986
One of the neat things about work trains in the 1980's was the variety of old freight cars you could see with them, such as this Soo Line outside braced wood boxcar at Shops yard in 1983
Soo Line 2403 is crossing the C&NW at Jones Island with the Milwaukee skyline looming in the background. After pulling forward across the crossing, they will back their train into the yard and sta... (more)
Antique trains, tractors, and vehicles are highlights of the annual threshing show at Rollag, Minnesota.
Soo 353 hauls a steam-powered tractor built by Minneapolis during the annual threshing reunion at Rollag, Minnesota.
Soo 353 steams away from the restored Great Northern depot from Baker, Minnesota.
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)