A fresh and still clean rebuilt SD40-2R looks good in the morning sun as they pass through a downtown road crossing featuring a working Griswold signal in Bob Dylan's hometown of Hibbing, MN.
The newest addition to the SCXY RR is the freshly painted SD40M-2 (ex-SP 8840) 1326. This 3,00 h.p. 6 axel unit was painted by the shop folks at Horicon, Wisconsin into this NP-inspired paint sch... (more)
After a hefty mid-winter snowstorm, a pair of veteran SOO SD60's and their train 2-491 have the honors of clearing the way. At 40 mph, the snow ridge doesn't stand a chance
Getting underway with pellets for the dock in Duluth.
We're at Soo Line's Shoreham Round House I've just gone to work for the SOO's Mechanical Department as a Road Foreman. My first duty was to get some pics around the old house which can partially b... (more)
CN 2131 Leads the Northbound Minntac Ore Empties (U-713) through Forbes during the golden hour, on a very buggy northern MN summer evening.
The SD-M designation came after the Missabe's SD9 and SD18s high short hoods were chopped at the Proctor shops.
A pair of geeps operated by the St. Croix Valley RR rest next to the short line's depot/office on a nice Saturday afternoon in Rush City, MN. Come Monday, it'll be back to work.
A fresh and clean looking rebuilt SD40-2R looks good in the morning sun as they pass by the former depot in Bob Dylan's hometown of Hibbing, MN while on the way to the Minorca mine.
Milwaukee Road Rotary snowplow await disposition at SOO's Shoreham Yard Minneapolis.
A nice summer morning finds the Kelly Lake local heading over from it's namesake to the Minorca mine using trackage rights to deliver hoppers of bentonite clay for pellet production.
Late evening westbound on the BNSF Wayzata Sub.
The Trail Turn (CP H54) has just pulled into Plummer, Minnesota for a possible meet on the main siding with 21 loads of gravel from the Strata Corporation pit in Trail, Minnesota.
Behind a matched pair of CP beavers, 198 makes good time east for Glenwood after meeting one at Nashua and restoring west Hoffman.
Behind a classy leader, the daily H-GFDBRC has only 2,800 ft of train in tow as it heads east for Willmar.