It's a soggy afternoon here in the "Tree Tunnel" on Stockton hill, as four 3,000HP units, the lead being an ex-MILW, work west with a short train.
Forty-Six years ago my career started on the Milwaukee Road as did the 4608...it was delivered from EMD at West Milwaukee Shops as the 176 then re-numbered to the 2014. My career ended with retire... (more)
Close on the tail of 811, 581 heads west thru Maple Springs for its next stop in Lake City behind a pair of veteran EMDs.
Crossing the Mississippi.
The town of Farwell, Minnesota isn't much more than an intersection and an old decrepit grain elevator, which makes for a nice background as two Geeps hustle a lengthy train of grain empties westw... (more)
Two units coast back into the yard.
CP transfer returning from the BNSF
Power waiting for it's next assignment.
A CP transfer from the BNSF makes it's way back to Stinson Yard.
Three units lead a 115 car transfer into the BNSF 17th St yard.
Transfer returning to Bensenville.
The La Crosse Roadswitch power sits outside the B&B shack.
Two loal transfer jobs, one CP (former-Soo) and one CN (former-Missabe) meet in Duluth.
A GP40 and a SD60 wait while a BNSF coal train rolls through