The SOO 2719 is back in the shop for it's annual inspection to get it ready for the mid August schedule.
A lone SD40-2 leads a cut of tank cars for the Calumet Refinery in Superior. They will run around the cut in the Old Town Yard and head back to the refinery to finish switching a few minutes later
An empty rail train heads North on the CN through Superior
This turbine load along with the generator on the next flat back comprise the bulk of the widest load to be shipped out of the Twin Ports.
Three hours and now in the hands of a BNSF crew still less than two miles into a long slow journey, this special high-wide train is handling the widest load to date out of the Twin Ports at just o... (more)
A trio of GE's head for Minntac with Limestone loads on the Missabe
The MRF makes it's way south through Saginaw, MN
A Westbound coal empty makes it's way up the steps of the hill into Sawyer, MN on the Brainerd sub.
A KCS NW-2 making it's way through Knoche Yard in the mid 80's
A converted GP40X, now a GP38-2 spots cars at Lake Superior Warehousing's facility in Duluth's Port Terminal.
A pacing shot of the leader of today's Grand Rapids Local. The 40-2's were once the high horsepower fleet of the BN assigned to the big coal trains, now they are relegated to locals and switching ... (more)
The Grand Rapids Local pops out of the shadows briefly at the East End of Philbin siding on it's way to Grand Rapids
On my first trip East, still in high school, I was fortunate enough to have my brother drive me around to alot of yards. Here a CP train gets ready to depart White River Junction.
On my first trip East, still in high school, I was fortunate enough to have my brother drive me around to alot of yards. Here is a Boston & Maine caboose at White River Junction
West bound WC train to Marquette