PGR 42 leads a string of motive power toward their yard office at Norma Yard on Chippewa Falls' eastside. Business is way down on the Wisconsin Northern shortline due to closures of all five frack... (more)
PGR 42 leads an interesting array of EMD power in Wisconsin Northern's yard at Chippewa Falls, WI. No. 42 is a former Reserve Mining SD38-2, GMTX 134 is a GATX leaser, originally SP 2471, and SW15... (more)
Progressive Rail no. 42 is parked in the snow at the connection between Union Pacific and Wisconsin Northern on Chippewa Falls' east side at a location known as Norma in C&NW days. Wis. Northern h... (more)
PGR 42 is mated up with a couple leased EMDs on the Wisconsin Northern at Chippewa Falls, WI. The unit began life as RSMX 1242 (Reserve Mining), built in October 1978, and in addition to carrying ... (more)
Long removed from its days hauling ore in northeastern Minnesota, former Reserve Mining 1242 spots empty hoppers under the sand load-out at New Auburn.
A former Reserve Mining SD38-2 assists a leased switcher as they spot cars for sand loading.
Although painted over, the nose light helps identify this former Reserve Mining locomotive. Now painted in a scheme reminiscent of the Minneapolis Northfield & Southern this iron ore veteran works... (more)
PGR 40 had flat spots and was left in Lakeville so one half the duo was missing. An uncommon sight that would be welcome for most but unfortunate for us since this was our first time shooting the... (more)
Progressive's SD38-2 No. 42 shoving its train into PGR headquarters (note the "Ship by Rail" on the smokestack). This unit was built for Reserve Mining as their No. 1242.
Former Reserve Mining SD38 shines inside and out after refurbishing. Taken during a cab ride while switching.
Newly painted PGR 42 and 40 (SD39) took a backseat to mainline UP frieght.