CN 2447 blares the horn for the 1st Street grade crossing out of the Minnesota Commercial Yard near the CN Wisconsin Division office. In the background a Minnesota Commercial high-rail truck foll... (more)
It's 2009? Today, the WC Transfer has an actual WC engine, and to top it off, an Orange and Blue GTW leader! But ofcourse, nothing is what it seems. The WC 3024 is dead and drained, oil everywhere... (more)
Three non dynamic IC SD40-2's march past the East leg of the Wye at New Brighton after completing their CP and BNSF pickups and set outs. Ive shot three Black IC SD40-2R's before, but never three ... (more)
This CN train sits parked just outside of BNSF's Northtown Yard.
Over two years ago, which I was entering my first year of High School, I was able to capture one of my favorite lashups on the WC Transfer to date (besides the SD45's) coming up from Northtown, pa... (more)
One of the rarest consists on the WC Transfer in quite a while is seen crossing the Mississippi on the way to Humboldt, which is where the CDAC 451 will be interchanged to the CP, who will deliver... (more)
A pair of 710 EMD 16 cylinder engines pass another paparazzi on their way to Canadian Pacific's Humboldt Yard.
One of the most memorable WC Transfers at Sunset to date. IC 6016 rounds the curve right into the glow of the winter sun conditions, with a pretty good train in tow.
WC 7515 leads a WC SD40-3 out of the yard after making a pick up. At the time, I didn't know that half of the SD45s were down in Homewood, and that this would be one of the last times I would see ... (more)
A very colorful WC Transfer runs up to the T Yard with the ex Rock Island 4379 leading the IC 6250(ex BN),GTW 5938(ex KCS), and the GCFX 6072(ex CN). Great to see the GTW again.
A tale of times on the once colorful CN. This sunrise captured the WC 6003, WC 7592, and the WC 6948. Now, all of these have been retired, and the 7592 is scrapped.
Nothing can be heard but the rustling of leaves deep into the path, until CN 5427 passes by the "Tunnel in the Forest".
Easing through the rather empty yard with a rare visitor - WC SD35 2500
Two great consists depart Northtown in the most uncomfortable of weather. The other consist has the CEFX 6019, recently repainted ex SOO SD60.
The WC 3027 marks the first WC painted locomotive to return to the Transfer this summer. With the SD45s now history, this comes as no surprise, so It was a nice sight.