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 RS27 316 works the Hennepin job. Note the passenger car behind the 316.
Minnesota Commercial ALCO RS-27 #316 lets out some smoke as it leads the Hugo Job east through Vadnais Heights, MN. Due to a problem with another unit, 316 was chosen to handle the duties today. Q... (more)
An ALCO doing what an ALCO does best....SMOKE! The Minnesota Commercial's Hugo Job heads east through Roseville with RS-27 #316 leading. Built as the CNW 903 in 1962, it is one of two remaining RS... (more)
One of two remaining RS27 leads the Hennepin job east.
MNNR 316, originally a CNW RS27, rolls through the streets of Saint Paul as it works the Commercial's "Hennepin Job". The 316 is one of two RS27s remaining period, and is the only one th... (more)
MNNR 316 works an industry in Saint Paul. The 316 is one of two Alco RS-27's left on the planet, making this a catch definitely worth remembering.
One of the Commercial's two RS-27s switches out industries on the Hennepin job in Saint Paul.
The Hugo Job passes Kasota Ponds on it's way north. 316 is one of only two operating RS-27s, both on the Commercial... not looking much different from it's birth, as GB&W 316.
An overhead view of the roundhouse still in use as the engine servicing facility for the Minnesota Commercial Railroad. A rare RS 27 sits outside under the sanding tower, while a variety of Alco a... (more)
ALCO RS27 316 is sitting center stage on the turntable amongst assorted Minnesota Commercial power in an authorized photo shoot taken on railroad property via a signed release. Thanks to all those... (more)
At dusk, some of MNNR's finest 4 axle switcher power assembles at their shops in the Twin Cities.
A classic Alco puts on a great show as it switches an industry on the Minnesota Commercials, Hennepin Branch. Nothing beats the sound of an Alco chugging away while switching!
MNNR 316 heads back to the main with a cut of steel coil cars from Viking Materials.
MNNR 316 leads Job 52 between St Anthony and Park Junction as they head north to switch customers on the southern end of the mainline.