MNTX 325, a former GN/BN/BNSF SDP40 departs Osceola, WI for Dresser, but before leaving town, the crew backed up the train, then headed east "full steam ahead", picking up this mail bag ... (more)
MNTX 325, a former GN/BN/BNSF SDP40 readies for departure with one of the tourist trains operating out of the former Soo Line station at Osceola, WI. This consist includes a former NP Railway Post... (more)
The 2018 Pumpkin Express on the Osceola and St. Croix Valley Railway. After a number of years using the SD9, the change was made to use the 325 (possibly at my request). The train looked excellent... (more)
Great Northern SDP40 #325, once the last active passenger locomotive on BNSF's roster until 2009, sits out in the winter sun at the ex-GN Jackson Street Roundhouse.
Built in 1966, this locomoti... (more)
After spending the day at St. Paul Union depot for National Train Day, Minnesota Transportation Museum locomotive 325 in Burlington Northern Railroad paint scheme rests over night at Osceola WI.
So, what happens when the wye you plan to turn your train on is inaccessible due to trackwork? You grab what you plan to restore to GN 325 and run the other way. I can actually remember getting ... (more)
Minnesota Transportation Museum's annual power and equipment move from Osceola to Jackson St rolls though Cardigan ahead of L517. Thankfully, the sun came out just long enough to lite the power an... (more)
MNTX 325 waits in the siding at Osceola, WI for a westbound CP ballast train before taking the main, boarding passengers, and departing on the first of four trips from Osceola, WI to Marine, MN an... (more)
Minnesota Transportation Museum volunteers Phil Wellman (left) and Andy Inserra are working on moving the headlight on MTM's SDP40. The locomotive was delivered with a high headlight as Great Nort... (more)
Freshly renumbered and in the middle of being washed, SDP40 325 gleams in the sun ready for its first full season of passenger duty in a long time.