A westbound Soo Line freight is ready to depart Irvine Yard at Chippewa Falls, WI in February 1972. The vintage F and Geep make a nice pair in the sunny snow. Note the masking tape on the nose doo... (more)
Before trains 909/910 were extended from Gladstone-Sault Ste. Marie the Soo ran a local six days a week to handle the business that trains 911/912 didn't stop for. Most of the time it was a single... (more)
On a frigid March morning train 911 is Chicago bound at Gilchrist with 76 cars powered by 2203A,747 and 213A. Thirteen days to the first day of "spring" and nothing could have seemed farther away ... (more)
With tape on the front door to prevent cold air leakage, SOO 2203A and GP9 2404 prepare to leave Irvine Yard in Chippewa Falls with a modest freight for Shoreham in Minneapolis.
A crewman walks away as SOO F7 2203A sits awaiting its next work at the roundhouse in Minneapolis, June 1975.