I would guess without checking that this was a former MILW unit. I got a few shots on this business trip before a dingbat ran a red light, ruined by rental car and the rest of my day off.
Empty coal train approaching the famous bluffs. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
WB DAPX hopper train approaching the cliffs. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.
A regular denizen of the area, this former Southern SD24 is hauling a big string of cars by the bluffs, one more time. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Tattered BNSF B40-8Ws 542 and 558 shove a geometry train through Division Street, making for a pretty odd sight.
UPY 733 and 653 bellow exhaust after pulling 5 loads from CHS's fertilizer terminal in St. Paul. This 1.5 mile long stretch of trackage is known as the Rock Island Industrial Lead, and much of it ... (more)
The flow of commerce beneath the cliffs of the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood on the southeast side of Saint Paul is nearly constant, whether it's by river, road, or rail. It's certainly one of the b... (more)
Just minutes after Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder departed Saint Paul Union Depot, Union Pacific makes an appearance at Division Street. Two SD40N's are in full dynamics as they ease a lengthy ... (more)
After a long, snowy winter, it's finally beginning to feel like spring in Minnesota as the sun comes out from behind some clouds and shines on the eastbound Empire Builder departing Saint Paul.
AMTK 150, an F7B, gets a look over by BN Dale St. Shop workers in St. Paul, MN in March 1973. The locomotive was built as GN 462C in January 1953 and renumbered to BN 9754 before Amtrak acquired i... (more)
NP SD45 3617 sits on display at St. Paul Union Depot.
BN 8 was BN's Fire Prevention Instruction Car and was used throughout the railroad. It is pictured here at Dale St. Shops in St. Paul. This was previously made and used by the Great Northern.
An increasingly rare pair of GP15s lead YSP75 out of the Belt.
The Galesburg to Northtown manifest heads west under the classic signal bridge at Hoffman with a very unusual consist. It's not everyday you see a Santa Fe geep lead a train, let alone on a road t... (more)
BNSF 1766 leads a Galesburg bound manifest out of the tunnel underneath Westminster. This set of Galesburg local power also managed to lead a Galesburg-Northtown manifest the day prior.