Job 8 with UP 1121 and 1447 shoves down the mainline past Valleyfair in Shakopee MN. Meanwhile a rollercoaster is just about finished climbing up the hill to start its drop.
A Council Bluffs to Valley Park manifest rolls through the quaint streets of Shakopee at 10mph. The giant Rahr Malting Co. is in the background... a month later in Florida I saw some of their pro... (more)
Three C40-8's and an SD60M lead the M-VPVP south on the Mankato Sub in January of 2012.
Crawling through town at 10 mph with over 16 crossings in as many blocks.
UP 4051 had departed the UP Valley Park yard and is passing by one of Minnesota's long time favorite amusement park, Valley Fair.
A UP train crawls through the streets of downtown Shakopee.
Street running, Shakopee style.
UP ran an Operation Lifesaver Special in the Twin Cities today. The train is seen here dead heading to Mankato for trips starting in the morning.
Streetrunning down 2nd Street heading West/South
The Wild Thing roller coaster spans the sky in Valley Fair Amusement Park. This Geep deals with grain cars just west of UP's Valley Park Yard.
United Way special unit UP 3300 sits in the setting sun in the UP Valley Park yard.
Union Pacific shippers special runs down the street in Shakopee en route to Mason City, IA
Running Long Hood Forward leaving Valley Park, Headed to Marriam to turn the locomotives on the Y. Rather cool to see this in the old NS style of running Long Hood Forward.
Light Power at west end of Valley Park getting ready to return to St Paul
Waiting for work next to highway 13.