Chicago & North Western F7A 254, F3B 329 and F7B 328 northbound on the former M&St.L main line at Albert Lea, Minnesota in August of 1972. Photo from my slide collection, no photograph informati... (more)
I never spent much time on the Rock as I didn't start shooting slides until 1975-76 and even though I traveled the mid-west before it shut down I always seemed to concentrate on Soo, BN, CNW and t... (more)
The Wells local is poking along at 10 mph as they make their way east thru the city limits of Albert Lea. This job normally on days makes an Austin Turn to meet B46 out of Mason City, and swap tra... (more)
Union Pacific Job 17 shoves back with 2 loaded syrup tanks for Ventura Food Inc at Albert Lea, MN. After making the drop off, they will pick up two empty tanks bound for Archer Daniel Midland in M... (more)
A great looking pair of Blue and Yellow units are in charge of CP 572 as it makes its 5 day a week trek back to Wells MN after doing interchange at Austin MN.
The B48, the Wells daylight job, is on train 572 enroute to Austin to swap trains with B46 who has 573's train. Here B48 passes the liquor store in downtown Albert Lea that once was the passenger ... (more)
For some strange reason, one of the few remaining SD60s still in hockeystick paint found its way into former DM&E territory. Soo 6033 is seen here screaming out of Albert Lea and into the golden e... (more)
After slowly rolling through Albert Lea, DME 6091 and CITX 3173 charge west out of town towards Jackson, Minnesota.
A pair of leasers hit early morning golden light as they scream out of Albert Lea, bound for Mason City.
A four pack of burners, with an EX SP unit forth out lead a UP manifest south through Albert Lea Minnesota on the Spine Line.
With a classic triclops SD60M second out, this Union Pacific manifest makes good time heading south down the Albert Lea Sub.
In 1979, C&NW acquired 35 GP38-2s that Rock Island had ordered before the shutdown. Here three of them climb out of Albert Lea with a southbound Spine Line freight.
After waiting for three UP trains, the plow extra continues west passing the tower at Albert Lea.
UP 8085 is assigned as the DPU on this nothbound Union Pacific manifest because it is missing a set of MU hoses
Lots of snow made for some nice drifts, The Russell plow is Flanging and widening out the drifts on its way West to Jackson,MN