A pair of GE B23-7's idles the morning away waiting for the days work to begin.
Assigned to the afternoon St. Paul Transfer, Canadian Pacific 6250 waits patiently for her crew to arrive at St. Paul Yard's "old" yard office, which dates back to Milwaukee Road days.
The first Soo Line SD60 in Canadian Pacific paint leads the St. Paul Transfer out of St. Paul Yard, bound for the Minnesota Commercial. This was its first week back in service after being rebuilt... (more)
A scene that will soon be extinct: the Ford Motor Company announced that the official closing date for the St. Paul Ford Ranger Plant is December 19, 2011. On a quite Sunday morning, the Ford Yar... (more)
Arriving into St. Paul/Minneapolis (MSP) at 2:50pm, 7 hours and 26 minutes late, the eastbound Empire Builder performs the station stop at Midway Depot.
7 hours and 26 minutes late, the Empire Builder continues over the University Avenue overpass bridge in the Midway/Merriam Park areas of Saint Paul. Down below the central corridor light rail pro... (more)
A 14 hour late Empire Builder at Midway Depot in St Paul MN
The eastbound Empire Builder cruises just yards from Newport past the commanding Gerdau Steel Mill. After some city boundary analysis, I got clarity knowing this bridge is within Saint Paul. I w... (more)
The eastbound Empire Builder cruises under the bluffs in downtown St. Paul. The train will enjoy traveling along the Mississippi River until La Crosse, Wisconsin.
CP 6250 is the first former SOO SD60 to go through the rebuild program. The unit has received a fresh coat of CP red and a new number as this ex SOO 6050.
Amtrak 156 leads the Friends of 261 special down the hill into St. Paul, bound for La Crescent, Minnesota.
#1971 sorts cars in the MNNR Midway Yard seen here from the Amtrak Midway Depot platform.
MNNR's weekly sand train for the BNSF passes Jackson Street in St Paul on the way to Dayton's Bluff, where the train will be interchanged and forwarded to Texas.
BNSF leads an oil train through the Twin Cities.
AMTK 156 substitutes for the MILW 261 which is currently getting overhauled in Minneapolis. The train looked sharp with a solid set of MILW cars behind the locomotive.