CNW 4105 brings a transfer run thru St. Paul, MN in August of 1983.
A year after take over by Canadian National, the DMIR looks pretty much like itself. Tunnel motor 409 faces an SD38-2/tunnel motor/SD38-2 combo as the latter group prepares to depart for the Dulut... (more)
It's white out conditions closing schools, businesses, and causing no travel advisories, but the railroad still rolls on through the winter storms. This CP train prepares to leave with a loaded g... (more)
A rare NS visitor makes its way up the Detroit Lakes Sub. Since the line leads to Canada, CP units normally lead here, but with this train terminating south of the border, these non CP units can ... (more)
A trio of CNW SD18's, led by 6637, bring a transfer run thru the Twin Cities in October of 1991. These were some of my favorite locos on the CNW.
Light power at Northtown Yard.
An eastbound train with a C30-7, SD40-2 and GP50 and active code lines still in place on a late spring morning.
Light power heads under the searchlight signal bridge at West University adjacent to Northtown Yard.
A coal empty from Superior WI rolls southbound.
The Empire Builder speeds towards Red Wing passing through the Vermillion siding south of Hastings.
The Empire Builder rolls through the West Seventh neighborhood in St. Paul along the Merriam Park subdivision a handful of hours late.
Snow is falling as Milwaukee Road 261 prepares to depart St. Paul Union Depot.
Fireman Jim DeRocher aboard Milwaukee Road 261
Milwaukee 261 steams on the grounds of the St. Paul Union Depot during its annual "North Pole Express" runs.
Under the pending darkness and with light snow falling, an anniversary pair of C40-8's slog 119 ore empties back to the mine from the plant.