Continuing our tour of Westminster Junction in the early 1970s, this view is from the north side of the junction. In an interesting configuration of trackage, two sets of double track pass under ... (more)
This is the view south from the Lafayette Road overpass in St. Paul on a blustery winter day. A Rock Island transfer disturbs the birds as it passes northbound towards Westminster Junction with s... (more)
My father made many business trips to the Twin Cities in the early 1970s and made the most of those opportunities to photograph rail operations in the metropolitan area. One of his favorite place... (more)
The Royal Canadian: Brightening up a somewhat dreary day, CP 1401 leads the Royal Canadian into the yard track at Cottage Grove. The big brass got off the train at Humboldt Yard, and this i... (more)
The Royal Canadian: Brightening up a somewhat dreary day, CP 1401 leads the Royal Canadian through St. Paul, towards Cottage Grove. The big brass got off the train at Humboldt Yard, and thi... (more)
An ex-Lehigh Valley geep leads H15 past the Science Museum of Minnesota on the way west.
A single CP GEVO brings a mixed freight past the Bluffs in St. Paul and into the CP yard. Locomotives:CP 8704 ES44AC
Happy Halloween! SOO 534, EMCX 1557, and TCW 181 all converge at Hoffmann Avenue in October of 1991. Lots of orange and black are perfect for Halloween.
Stormy Night: Not quite enough time to make it into the yard, the "Soo Shakopee" job sits tied down on Soo 1 at West Hoffman, this as another Eastbound streaks past, heading for S... (more)
The eastbound Empire Builder has just passed Division Street on the morning of June 10, 2016, in a view from Dayton’s Bluff that features the Mississippi River and downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, as... (more)
Northern Pacific EMD SD45 #3606 (3600-3629)
The SOO Duo: After a night of severe weather, the two SOO GP38's stand ready to depart with H20 at Oakland. Lighting is being provided by a very late 199, coming in for a crew change. Taken... (more)
BN 7167 departs St. Paul, MN in October of 1992.
A pair of BN SW1500's, 310 and 317, switch Saint Anthony, MN in November of 1988.
Having just left Union Depot, the eastbound Empire Builder should be feeling right at home in St. Paul as it heads southward along the Mississippi River en route to its next stop at Red Win... (more)