The house track at Northfield could use some tamping as this geep leans quite a bit. The former Rock Island depot and "Spine Line" mainline are on the left.
Recently the Cannon Falls Job has gone to six days a week as there's been an increase in business. Here, the train is shoving into the south end of the yard at Northfield, MN. I'm not sure what ... (more)
PGR 37 and 34 roll over the Union Pacific main towards Northfield Yard, having come in off the Cannon Falls line. No. 37 is an original Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern SW1500 wearing the MN&S'... (more)
504 operating around the loop on the Northfield & Cannon Valley Railroad.
Progressive Rails SD's are southbound for Northfield here heading back from the Lakeville Industrial Park.
It's not to often that you see four SD40-2's on a mainline freight these days.
SD39 No. 40, in MN&S colors, with the daily Northfield-Lakeville turn. Here the train is heading back towards Northfield in the early afternoon hours. Progressive keeps their units spotless, eve... (more)
Progressive's SD38-2 No. 42 shoving its train into PGR headquarters (note the "Ship by Rail" on the smokestack). This unit was built for Reserve Mining as their No. 1242.
Progressive's SD39 No. 40 ambles towards Northfield on the return trip from Lakeville. This unit was built for the Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern in 1968 and worked this very line in regular ... (more)
It's not even noon yet and the temp is already in the 90s as the Lakeville turn enters the Spine Line for a trip across town to their yard. The track in the foreground is the former CGW McIntire ... (more)
Progressive Rail's turn to Lakeville heads north out of Northfield to head up the former Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern main line. SD39 40 is ex-MN&S 40, while behind it is ex-Reserve Mining S... (more)
No. 504 steaming around the N&CV loop during the yearly fall steam up. The engine was built for service in Germany in 1941.
Former Reserve Mining SD38 shines inside and out after refurbishing. Taken during a cab ride while switching.
After waiting for over an hour for UP to set a bad order car into the yard, the crew of PGR battle the sun to drop off their cars.
An SD60/SD40-2 pair sit idle in Northfield Yard after interchange with Progressive Rail.