SOO 4417 & CP 3071 sit at the east end of Toronto with some double stacks.
Underway out of Glenwood, SOO 4417 is approaching Lowry with a westbound rail train. With a restricted speed of 30 mph, it would be a nice chase west from here.
SOO 4417 waits at the top end of Glenwood Yard with a westbound rail train. After train 198 arrives off of the Elbow Lake Sub, it will be their turn to use the single track toward Hoffman.
With the strobe light on, a beautiful Soo Line leader has the honors on a westbound rail train at Barrett. An old Soo caboose is just coming into view on the rear as the train sweeps through a fa... (more)
The 15:00 Stinson yard job rolls off the Grassy Point Draw bridge with a transfer for BNSF's and CP's Rices Point yard with a SOO Line geep leading the way.
An extra Drake Turn heads east out of Max, ND as the clouds begin to set in.
After finding 2/3's of their switches frozen, the BNSF is in a tizzy. The amazing engineer masterfully guides the CP Transfer through a maze of obstacles, using cunning and smarts learned from the... (more)
The CP Duluth Switch pulls a few cars from the local scrapyard.
Sometime all it takes is a few seconds, I had followed this train for about 35 miles trying to get it and the sun to land in the same place at the same time. A GP38-2 in a consist with an F7B was ... (more)
SOO 4417 shoves back towards General Mills.
Two Geeps switch cars in the yard at Glenwood.
Four Soo Line GP38-2's lead the St. Paul to LaCrosse local along the Mississippi River.
Yard power and road power covering two different generations await their next assignments.
Soo 4417 sits with a CP SD40-2 at the shops...
All is calm on the banks of the Mississippi until a pair of non turbo'd 645s come down the hill barking that distinct GP38-2 noise. Nice to see a pair of Red and Whites all alone.