Retired GN engineer Frank Christopherson feels right at home in the cab of the Hustle Muscle.
Its 1985 and the former GN power, which just got a nice repaint, runs around its coal train. In reality this is the Hustle Muscle on the North Shore Scenic Railroad, but we can dream right?
GN SD45 "Hustle Muscle" rolls across a scenic stream along the north shore of Lake Superior.
MRL 382 is seen leading the 'day gas' east alongside the Flat Head river east of Perma - 31/08/2009
GN SD45 "Hustle Muscle" and little sister NW-5 192 pose at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum's "Railfan Weekend" in Duluth. Lighting by S. Glischinski, J. Terry, S. Smedley and C. M. Guss.
DMVW empty shuttle grain train heads west as they past thru Geneseo Jct east of Geneseo. Geneseo Jct is where the DMVW, ex-BN, line toward Aberdeen, SD splits off. This train was recieved from the... (more)
DMVW empty shuttle grain train heads west into the setting sun near Forman. This train was recieved from the CP at Hankinson, ND.
SD 45 5589 on the westbound 3 % track. In the four unit consist are two SD26, these two units are rebuilt SD 24s.
A look into the past at Santa Fe's Corwith yard loco facilities.
A Eastbound string of reefers full of California produce are headed east and are about to go through the old townsite of Palisades
Eastbound DRGW 5327 meeting the Westbound Rio Grande Zephyr
Gone but not forgotten, all of these WC SD45's were scrapped by the end of 2006.
The "Huscle Muscle" poses for night photos during the 2009 NRHS convention.
Great Northern SD45 400 "Hustle Muscle" leads the NRHS convention special over BNSF's ex-GN Lakes Sub en route to Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
Great Northern SD45 400 "Hustle Muscle" leads the NRHS convention special out of Duluth towards Grand Rapids, Minnesota.