Freshly repainted Soo Line SD40-2 No. 757 leading a freight train east (south) at Sabula, Iowa, passes a Soo grain train waiting to proceed pulled by SD60 No. 6026 on April 7, 1990. Fresh candy ap... (more)
Getting a roster of a white SOO engine is a home run in my book!
Built as MILW 168 in 1967, just looking at the paint, that is heritage. Even some of her original 168 is showing through on the dynamic brake blister.
As planned, the H97 began its trip by waiting for the 8762 in Forada, then, with a warrant to MP 214 (AKA WSS Detroit Lakes) they were off.
Just north of Alex, they pass over the channel between ... (more)
An older white and red SOO GP38-2 moves an intermodal cut out of Bensenville Yard.
What do you do when your employer sends everyone home in the middle of a snowstorm? . . . you go out in it! On the snowy afternoon of January 25, 1990, a Soo Line westbound dashes through the snow... (more)
A relatively clean SOO diesel works a cut of empty stack cars at the east end of Bensenville Yard on a beautiful summer morning.
Milwaukee Road SD40-2 No. 188 leads the westbound hotshot on April 5, 1986, at Brookfield, Wisconsin. The Soo Line merger is now at four months with the Milwaukee, but the orange and black locomot... (more)
Heading for Duluth: A short Soo Line transfer freight approaches Grassy Point Drawbridge at Superior, Wisconsin, on October 19, 1985. Either the conductor is really cold, or the dampers on the sto... (more)
Two Candy Apples running elephant style have just woke up the small community of Ixonia, Wisconsin on their way towards Milwaukee and points south with stacks from the Twin Cities. Barely 07:00 an... (more)
The two candy apples are looking good, as they pass under Kates Road in Deerfield.
SOO 6062 and 6051 lead the eastbound 182 through Duplainville (Pewaukee), closing in on Milwaukee.
The once-weekly Detroit Lakes Sub wayfreight is almost to its destination at Glenwood. After its return trip tomorrow, the power will stay in and around Thief River Falls, doing work in the yard,... (more)
A Soo bandit shoves back into the yard as a INRD coke train with a CSX Gevo leading 2 SD90macs departs the yard and a inbound Metra screams by on the main.
A pair of SOO candy apple red SD60's team up to bring the KC - St Paul train north into Washington.