No. 110 rolls downgrade towards Keystone with the "1880 Train" in tow. This rugged canyon is one of my favorite places to shoot the train, and a recent thinning of trees by the National Forest Se... (more)
This former Milwaukee Road FP7 heads up a display train at the Murdo, South Dakota "1880 Town" tourist trap. The unit was built in 1951 for the CMStP&P, and retired in May 1980.
Another lazy summer afternoon at the Murdo, South Dakota "1880 Town." The locomotive is former Great Western Sugar Co. No. 7, which was built new for GW in August 1938 as Davenport C/N 2267. It is... (more)
Smoke rolls skyward as No. 110 digs in for the long climb ahead.
No. 110 digs in for the grade ahead, with a train of seven matching cars bound for Keystone.
Mallet 110 rolls downgrade into Kennedyville with a seven car train bound for Keystone.
Amtrak 808 makes a two minute station stop at Red Wing, a scenic town along the Mississippi River. Several railfans were out to capture Amtrak heritage unit 156 leading the Empire Builder.
Amtrak 808, a shortened Empire builder running between St. Paul and Chicago, roars past a set of Canadian Pacific hump power at Oakland. Heritage unit 156 is leading.
Heritage unit 156 leads the "Baby Builder" (train 808) through Frontenac, Minnesota on its way to the Windy City. Due to flooding in North Dakota, Amtrak is running this four car Empire Builder b... (more)
This Hiawatha light rail train is nearing the north end of the Hiawatha light rail line, Target Field. The Lumber Exchange Building seen in the background was the first skyscraper built in Minnea... (more)
A Hiawatha train glides into the Metrodome Station on the Metro Transit light rail line in Minneapolis. The recently-deflated dome (now "Mall of America Field") is in the background.
Street running on the Hiawatha Line. Unit 111A leads a long train down Minnehaha Avenue past the Snelling Motel.
Light rail car 120B has been wrapped in a special scheme to honor former Minnesota Twins player and Baseball Hall-of-Famer Harmon Killebrew, Twins #3. The car was unveiled on May 26th, and was u... (more)
A Soo Line SD60 leads a CP detour train over the CN's Missabe Subdivision as a loaded T-bird heads into the United Taconite plant at Fairlane.
CN 2119 - formerly C&NW 8572 - rolls through Wolf with a loaded raw taconite train headed for the United Taconite plant at Fairlane.