Amtrak's Empire Builder is a couple hours behind schedule as it leaves St. Paul.
White Christmas guaranteed for the Twin Cities! Amidst a major winter storm, a set of way freight power heading for the roundhouse waits in the clear for another Soo 4400 to pass with the nightly... (more)
314 and slug T-2 rest outside the MNNR roundhouse after a busy afternoon working in the A Yard. Taken with permission.
Earlier in the day 42 was under repair, so it was a nice surprise to find her being tested out on the turntable by the shop crew that evening. I appreciated their patience in allowing me to get a... (more)
The bright lights of Minnesota Commercial's roundhouse illuminate MNNR 50 which will not sit quietly for long. It will soon be started and assigned to Job 88, the Northtown Transfer. Taken with ... (more)
Three GE's exit the tunnel on Main 1 at Westminster with train 490.
A vehicle train snakes its way past Dayton's Bluff and Division St.
Before the vehicle train can depart, it has to wait for the 5795's arrival at the famed Dayton's Bluff area.
The 199 leads a small parade of westbounds past Division St.
Two geeps lead a transfer train west past a very busy Division St. In the background, a soo geep gets a train ready to head down the tracks leading off to the right of the frame.
The "Ford Hauler" snakes it's way under downtown St. Paul along the Mississippi River heading to the Ford plant with boxcars and autoracks.
Minnesota Commercial's home base/roundhouse hosts a lot of interesting power in the form of Alco's, MLW's and GE units. They even have some interesting names painted on them like Crocodile GE and... (more)
A lone Minnesota Commercial GE diesel finishes up switching duties in the yard and is about to head back towards home on a quiet Sunday morning.
Minnesota Commercial sure has some nice power. Here Alco 314 is tied up with T-2, which is a converted slug, resting in their small yard on a quiet Sunday morning waiting to go to work again.
The Empire Builder heads along the mighty Mississippi river with St. Paul in the backround headed for Chicago.