Minnesota Transportation Museum's ex-BNSF 6327 SDP40 is having some wiring repaired for the upper headlamps by Phil Wellman.
Crews work on ex-BNSF 6327 SDP40 at the Minnesota Transportation Museum's roundhouse, getting it back into Great Northern paint.
Bath time. SDP40 325 gets its annual spring wash while the Ben does the shop switching for the day...
Freshly renumbered and in the middle of being washed, SDP40 325 gleams in the sun ready for its first full season of passenger duty in a long time.
Standing atop MTM's GP7 this is the view one gets of Jackson Street's turntable and roundhouse. With the days work coming to an end, the employees of Jackson Street are now looking forward to thei... (more)
Nearing the end of a multi-year overhaul, this SW1 sits quietly in the roundhouse. In less than an hour the 3110 would successfully start up with no real issues, much to the relief of all of us w... (more)
A 4-8-4, Not Exactly!. That's MILW 261 engineer Steve Sandberg our engineer on Steve Glischinski's 1970's era photo freight. From the cab, Steve is admiring the concrete piers that support ... (more)
After tying down our train in downtown Dresser and grabbing dinner across the street, we return back to our Geep to keep on switching. The classic Dresser depot may be over 120 years old but stil... (more)
First Revenue Run in new BN paint scheme. MNTX 6234 is ready to make its first revenue run of the season from the Osceola, WI depot. Both MNTX 6234 and MNTX GP7 559 pulled the train today. ... (more)
It is the first day of the season for the Osceola and St Croix Valley Railway and we're about ready to pull 6234 up to the station for its first revenue run with its new paint. If you look at it ... (more)
Its the last weekend for passenger service to Dresser this year. We ran a dozen trains through town [six round trips] in one day, more than the town would normally see in a week. 6234 is definit... (more)
Last weekend of the operating season and we have 6234 with a GN boxcar at the station. Soon the SD9 will be on its way to Horicon and WSOR's paint shop for a new coat of BN green...
Paired up with a GN streamliner that is receiving some attention, the former GN X71 sits on a siding at the depot on the last operating weekend of the year for the OSCV...
Cut off the train at the end of the day and parked on the house track. The small ballast car in the background shares the track with the locomotive...
Its 98 degrees out and muggy but the Ben is finally done for the day and parked on the turntable... Meanwhile Peavey SW1 14 sits inside the roundhouse.