A pair of 710 EMD 16 cylinder engines pass another paparazzi on their way to Canadian Pacific's Humboldt Yard.
One of the most memorable WC Transfers at Sunset to date. IC 6016 rounds the curve right into the glow of the winter sun conditions, with a pretty good train in tow.
WC 7515 leads a WC SD40-3 out of the yard after making a pick up. At the time, I didn't know that half of the SD45s were down in Homewood, and that this would be one of the last times I would see ... (more)
Nothing can be heard but the rustling of leaves deep into the path, until CN 5427 passes by the "Tunnel in the Forest".
The CN transfer idles with the front door open waiting for it's crew to board.
The CN Steven's Point-Northtown/Humboldt transfer waiting to depart New Brighton, MN.
Built in February 1966 for the Gulf Mobile & Ohio, IC 6051 still polishes the rails. Being heavily rebuilt by the IC, this unit now sports no dynamics, Air Conditioning, a new IC standard 5 chime ... (more)
A tad dirty, but at the time still proudly displaying the once proud Wisconsin Central.
A long awaited Dresser Turn finally slams the diamonds at New Brighton just before sundown.
WC 7520 leads a fake WC (SD40-3) and the WC 6002, prior to the wreck. Now, the 7520 is scrapped and the 6002 is back on the rails.
What was once a common sight, now long gone are the Alcos on New Brighton bound trains, now returns with a pair of them for the WC corn extra. 313 is Ex GBW, still retains the same number (and num... (more)
Will Lorhbach with three SD40-2s screams through New Brighton in Notch 8, with one of the first Dresser Turns of the year.
Classified as a SD40-2R, it's an upgraded SD40A.
The transfer, back on the main, is heading for Northtown.
With only 3,000 HP, and 3,200 ton, Corey wont be making the fastest time through the country sides of Minnesota and Wisconsin.