Northern Pacific SW1200 152 switching in Minneapolis MN July 1970. The 152 was built in July 1957 and has yet to be renumbered BN 211 in this photo. This unit made it into the BNSF and was renumbe... (more)
Northern Pacific Motorcar B-18 is ready for it's return trip to Superior at Ashland WI September 1963. Unknown Photographer Photo from my Collection.
Northern Pacific RS3 858 leads another RS3 and two RS11s at Bridge Yard in downtown Duluth July 1965. Tom Smart Photo from my Collection.
Northern Pacific RS11 911 at Minneapolis Junction June 1970. Built in July 1958, this unit has yet to be renumbered to BN 4191 and won't last much longer on it's old NP turf. By the end of 1970 th... (more)
Northern Pacific GP9 372 at Minneapolis MN November 1969. Built in September 1958 and soon to become BN 1951. Rebuilt into GP28P 1597 in April 1993. Unknown Photographer Photo from my Collection.
Northern Pacific S4 722 switching Rices Point Yard in Duluth June 1970. The 722 was built in December 1953 and retired in August 1972. These Alco S-Series switchers were the backbone of the NP in ... (more)
The Lake Superior Railroad Museum put together a small train for a media event welcoming its newest addition, former NP passenger GP9 number 245 (ex-ILSX 1382 Dakota Quality Grain). This view is a... (more)
After acquiring Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern Railway in 1982, Soo Line operated a passenger special from Humboldt Yard in Minneapolis to Northfield and return in September 1984. Leading the ... (more)
The Northern Pacific Depot in Aitkin is significant as a local landmark symbolizing the importance of the railroad in the growth and development of the community. Aitkin was founded shortly after ... (more)
Northern Pacific GP9 368 resting between assignments at Carlton, MN in February 1970. Gotta love the classic canvas sunshade over the cab window. Russ Porter Photo from my collection.
NP SD45 3617 and GN SD45 400 "Hustle Muscle" together at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Volunteers were doing some work on 3617 as the museum hopes to have it operational in the near... (more)
NP SD45 3617 leads a photo special on the North Shore Scenic Railroad, its first public appearance after restoration.
Freshly restored NP 3617 leads a photo freight on its first run on the North Shore Scenic Railroad and passed Tom's Logging Camp on Minnesota's North Shore.
NP SD45 3617 leads a photo special on its first public appearance after restoration, with a chance visitor to help further set the scene.