Soo/Lake States train 12 rolls west as long shadows creep over the yard at Trout Lake. GP35 724 leads 4232 and a fair sized train west. By this date it was obvious to even the most optimistic that... (more)
Consecutively numbered SD's roll 52 cars of train 910 east on a warm November morning. By this time the Soo had become a mainly SD40, SD40-2, GP38-2 railroad. Early Geeps and GP30's along with a s... (more)
One of the few remaining SOO SD60s pays a visit to ST.Louis after bringing a train of oats to the Intelgrani Mill in South St. Louis.
Soo 2226A, 779, 2203B are just starting to get train 911 rolling with 130 cars on a dark, cloudy November evening. The rear end guys will be on the caboose in about 25 more car lengths and it will... (more)
Soo Line EMD SW9 No. 2114 sits beneath the towering twin water tanks at Soo’s Shoreham Yard roundhouse on November 18, 1984.
The FP7 demonstrator in freight service in 2014?! After running this fine unit the day before I took this day for pictures of the very rare move. Here they are seen descending Lemon Drop Hill with... (more)
Missabe fans will recognize this as being very near to where the DM&IR's Endion Yard was located until the freeway was built. In the 1980's the line was sold and is now operated by the North Shore... (more)
CP 234 with SOO 6033 leading a pair of SD40-2s and a GE unit cross the Grand River.
We're stopped at Grand Avenue on an eastbound to meet a westbound as Grand Ave at this time was still single track to the old Lacrosse Division.
We've been the SOO for about a year now and most of us Milwaukee guys are still in shock. The poor SOO guys are in even more shock as they will soon lose their RR to the WC and have to come over t... (more)
SOO 6044 is awaiting a fresh crew as a Qatar Airways jet prepares to land at O'Hare International Airport.
Layers of history are present on this steam locomotive tender-turned-water car stored at Jackson Street. It was built in 1928 for use behind Soo Line 4-8-2 No. 4016.
Empty bauxite train K534 approaches West Van Bibber on the siding, preparing for a meet with Q216, with quite the surprise on the point!
A close-up view of SOO 2500A's engine compartment after its radiator was removed for repair.