No the 261 did not travel back in time. I do wonder how much rutabagas cost in the old girl's prime.
The evening shift is underway for Bandit 4512. Drilling cars to be taken across to Stinson Yard in Superior.
ES44AC 8806 and a tired looking beaver head into Saint Paul Yard on what became a fine morning after the clouds were chased out of Saint Paul.
After a short stop in Hinckley, 261 takes the curve at Brook Park headed back to the Cities. The foamer convoy followed.
As hundreds of railfans did this weekend, Amtrak P42DC rushes to hook up with the 261.
The wreck of the 4663 was towed into Northtown on Friday, April 13th. the damage was caused when a trestle collapsed under the C44-9. There were no major injuries suffered by the crew.
Railroads employed "date nails" to mark the last time ties were replaced. I have only come across these relics on what is now the CN Iron Range Sub and in Two Harbors outside the museum. The most... (more)
Waiting for over an hour without a peep out of the scanner--finally a squawk. But no ore train just a local headed to North Wales, then Biwabik.
A trio of BNSF units lay over in Keenan Yard waiting for their next all-rail assignment.
Always something on the move at Northtown.
Back in the days when maroon and gold roamed the Iron Range in abundance.
Sun rising on the Twin Ports.
A derailment the night before between Orr and Cusson left 14 cars on the ground. This SD38AC is assembling a train to clear the tracks and get the rails back in position.
While waiting for the two big storms to hit the area, I dug up this shot of an SD9 awaiting disposition. Others include GP28m 1507, GP9 1661, SW1000 3618, SD9 6146: where are they now?
On hopper day at Rice's Point, the million dollar view from Skyline Drive.