ILSX 1399 and MNN 1380 have backed down onto their cut of cars and are preparing to head for Roseau, MN, on a sunny Monday morning. Photo taken on Minnesota Northern property with permission.
Is this a change of face for the Minnesota Northern? Former BN 6137 in full cascade green paint sits outside the shop awaiting assignment. This is the first known six axle power to run on the MNN ... (more)
A loaded ore train rolls down Steelton Hill in a cloud of brake shoe smoke. Trailing units are DMIR SD9 #139 and DMIR SD18 #193. Consist is ballast loads upfront followed by taconite concentrate.
Taken in the early '70's this is a westbound headed for Bakersfield at Bealville on the Tehachapi line
High hoods were in full force on this day at the Proctor Diesel House (SD9s 168 and 164 plus SD18 178).
It was always fun to photograph this high-nose SD9, in full Heritage 1 paint, pulling cars from the Galesburg classification bowl.
Ever once in awhile 954 would bring all the power out of Marquette that would build up from eastbound loaded trains on the 4th sub. As seen today with the "everything" consist. IMRL 612, 609, 218,... (more)
With only 9 IMRL days left, the 613 sits outside the Mason City roundhouse after some work was done. This unit lasted a few years in the ICE days, but was retired and sold in 2005. The 613/614 sti... (more)
For a long time the 954 local between Mason City and Marquette would run with mainly SD9's. Getting more than a trio of them was hard. This is only time I got 4 of them in a solid set. The eastbou... (more)
After a long wait an Indiana Eastern crew finally gets to move its new toys, former AWW SD9's as they take them from the CSX connection to their own rails. Apparently they will be used on grain tr... (more)
Looks like a paint job is needed!
Squaw Creek Southern's newly acquired AWW SD9's sit at the shops in Yankeetown, IN.
Squaw Creek Southern's newly acquired AWW SD9's at the shops in Yankeetown, IN with a retired Yankeetown SD sitting quietly in the background.
First Revenue Run in new BN paint scheme. MNTX 6234 is ready to make its first revenue run of the season from the Osceola, WI depot. Both MNTX 6234 and MNTX GP7 559 pulled the train today. ... (more)