EMD's first production SD45 dubbed Hustle Muscle by GN rests at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum along with restored NW-5 192 in 1999. The contraption of the cab roof of 400 that looks like an ic... (more)
On this side of the world, it runs as GN 400. Elsewhere, it'd be MNTX 400.
It's a fine, fine day for some maintenance-of-way....and since they occupy the right-of-way, rather than delay, whaddaya say we go back that-a-way since it's more than just a weed spray or survey.
Train is crossing from MN to WI, quite literally down the middle of the bridge. If you like to fish and watch a few trains, here's your spot.
GN 400 ("Hustle Muscle") pulls a matching consist across the St. Croix River near Osceola, Wisconsin, on the former Soo Line bridge now operated by Canadian National.
GN "Hustle Muscle" sits outside the museum as a BNSF coal train passes.
EMD's first production SD45, Great Northern "Hustle Muscle" No. 400, greets former EMD FP7 demonstrator Soo Line 2500A. The f-unit had just been restored and was being positioned for pho... (more)
GN "Hustle Muscle" shines after having been repainted by BN at their Grand Forks, ND facility. The first production SD45 (owned by the GN Historical Society) now resides at the Minnesota Transport... (more)
Hustle Muscle at Mpls Jct. On the property with permission.
The sun shines nicely on this early morning trip as fog spreads in the background. This NRHS train led by the first production SD45 #400 "Hustle Muscle" on an extremely rare mileage trip to Grand ... (more)
Clouds are moving in fast, but luckily the Hustle Muscle has the NRHS Rare Mileage trip trotting along at track speed. The clouds would eventually catch up.
Profile of a classic: GN SD45 400, owned by the Great Northern Railway Historical Society. This is one first class restoration!
Great Northern 400 pulls a set of matched streamlined coaches over the French River bridge near Duluth, during Railfan Weekend 2009.
GN Hustle Muscle and little sister NW-5 192 pose at the 2009 Railfan Weekend in Duluth. Lighting by Glischinski, Terry, Smedley and Guss.