Get 'Em While You Can!: With CP beginning to rebuild and repaint many of the older units again, the original SOO units may disappear quickly. H20 has been running with a matched pair of red... (more)
The private rail car "Cyrus K. Holiday," named after the founder of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, skirts the Pacific Ocean on a cool afternoon along the Carpentaria Bluffs as it... (more)
Back Again:After making a round trip on the river wayfreight, SOO 6053 makes a quick stop at the service island. After being serviced, she'll go right back out on H20. Taken while off duty,... (more)
Getting Some Attention: After spending the day at the roundhouse, SOO 6053 gets some attention at the service island with some stable mates. Later tonight she will go out on H20, headed for... (more)
The depot at Heafford Junction was at the crossing of the Soo Line and Milwaukee Road in northern Wisconsin. Like so many depots of the era, the windows are already boarded up in this view from Ma... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Block Operator: Another piece of railroading lost to time is the station agent, or in this case, the block operator. Where train orders were in effect, the block operator would relay instru... (more)
Note the second horn. A Roger Puta Photograph
A SOO SD60 leads its train down New Albany's East 15th St.
as it nears its destination of Louisville Ky.
Rare bird. Soo Line 6405 (ex-KCS 627), a fairly rare SD40A, meets SD40-2 778 at Hoffman Ave. in St. Paul, MN in October of 1992.
SOO 6027 leads train 470 through Northbrook, passing the Milwaukee Road searchlights that are still guarding the plant at "Tower A-20."
Just Your Average Spring Morning: Trees turning green, birds chirping, neighbors going for a walk. Oh, and SOO 4598 shoving 1500 tons of flour to the ADM mill. This is the old MILW Hastings... (more)
Soo Line 2403 has left the mainline and is heading for Jones Island in Milwaukee, WI in June of 1993.
CP 470 arrives at Bensenville on a perfect April afternoon. A Soo Line SD60 leads the way, followed by a UP GEVO and a CSX SD40-2.