Who knows how long this gem will survive. Taken on explicit railroad property with permission/PPE worn.
GP38 sleeps while waiting for maintenance as an SD40 and a beautiful E9 sleep nearby. Taken on explicit railroad property with permission/PPE worn.
Highest seniority conductor out of Superior, Wi, Dave Bruns protects the shove as the twin engine beast slips around its train.
The first train on the Barron Sub. since it has been placed in service has reached the end of the line. VIP's have de-boarded the Santa Train and the twin engine monsters are running around their ... (more)
The first train on the Barron Sub. since it has been placed in service. The Santa Train is seen here at Barron after offloading all of the 400+ children. Now the train will run to Poskin to unload... (more)
With steaming pellets in tow, a U-Tac train bound for Proctor blasts down the mainline in perfect light.
With snow flocked trees in the background the BLE 904 departs Fairlane with not a lick of CN in sight.
These two old girls have been together for a long time. 40 years ago they were created to serve in the tunnels out West, grinding out long trains on the Southern Pacific/SSW. In the '90s they were... (more)
With Two Harbors experiencing a severe power shortage, the 40 year old DMIR 405 and another unit were grabbed out of Keenan and now lead this dry ice, er taconite, train out of Minntac for Couple ... (more)
Come visit the North Shore Scenic Railroad! At the NSSR there is a very diverse group of volunteers. From L-R: Engineer Jon is a recently retired Air Traffic Controller who now spends some of his ... (more)
At 40 years old, the #406 has already been on Missabe property for 16 years!
As the first light breaks a limestone train runs around a rail train towards Proctor.
The Missabe was a proud railroad, as evidenced in this 1996 scene as the machinist and hostler take a break to pose for a picture as they prepare the #193 for shipment to the WC.
MNNR sand train howls into St. Paul Yard towards a wrong switch. Helpers can be seen in the distance.