As a unique model, an original GE U23B which was rebuilt by the ATSF became a member of the Minnesota Commercial roster in 2008. This unit is the only unit in existence of this model which only ca... (more)
MNNR 316 heads down Cleveland St to pick up tank cars at Interplastic Corporation.
MNNR 80 gets some extra power from MNNR 87 today to perform the switching for the transload cars.
MNNR 87 and 80 double head the transload cars. This probably means MNNR 80, an RS23 built in 1959, is having maintenance issues. Normally the Minnesota Commercial leaves the transload cars on a ... (more)
The Hennepin Job makes an infrequent stop at Eureka Recycling to set off two boxcars. The power for today is fan-favorite MNNR 316, one of only two remaining ALCO RS-27s.
MNNR 43 and 42 pick up box cars in a snow storm. Tough conditions to be hanging on to a ladder.
MNNR 58 and 87 work the New Brighton Yard with the waning moon still high in the sky.
MNNR 87 and 58 are returning from Fridley and are entering Long Lake Regional Park where one of the winter activities is cross country skiing.
After completing its work at Fridley and New Brighton, the Belt Job revs up and heads back to base. A matched pair of B39-8Es, both former LMX leasers, is the power for today's run.
MNNR 80 sits out in the evening sun.
Freshly painted MNNR 85 is the head end power today. The 85 on the roof is interesting - easily seen by a news chopper, drone, or in this case, a railfan on an overpass.
MNNR 85 & 84 pass through Long Lake Regional Park.
One of only two Alco RS27s left in existence is seen working the Minnesota Commercial Job 52. Job 52 is working the various industries along the Belt Line.
MNNR 75 passes Ryan Dr & County Dr.