Soo Line train 220 heads east out of Savanna, Illinois, at 12:25 p.m. on October 24, 1992. The railroad’s abandoned, former Milwaukee Road yard at Savanna is still populated by a large assortment ... (more)
The conductor on SOO Line 4434 steps out in preparation to line a switch at the CP yard in Bensenville.
Back when matched pairs of SOO geeps were the rule rather than the exception, Willy has a large Duluth-Superior transfer in tow. The geeps sounding great digging in as they departed Duluth.
While visiting NRE in Silvis to inspect Eldon, IA's GP7 purchase, we were allowed to tour the entire ex-Rock Island complex with an escort and proper PPE. There were several SOO GP38's in for rebu... (more)
While visiting NRE in Silvis to inspect Eldon, IA's GP7 purchase, we were allowed to tour the entire ex-Rock Island complex with an escort and proper PPE. There were several SOO GP38's in for reb... (more)
This sign has been up before the locomotive engineers parents even met each other. Does that mean the engineer is young, or the sign is old?
Quite possibly the youngest qualified engineer in Soo Line history has an easy pull as he drags a rare consist to Duluth, as CP road power is rarely seen on the MN side of the Ports.
On a bitter winter afternoon Soo 4434,715 have a westbound local working the yard at Trout Lake. The train is ready to go and is now backing around the SW Wye and will soon be clanking across the ... (more)
Young engineer has a hard pull still ahead of him, as the 71 car transfer heads through industrial Duluth. Geeps are really leaning into the curve as the train winds out of the BNSF Yard. Besides ... (more)
I'll guess that it won't be long until this units gets some red paint and body work.
Nice to still be able to see a pair of SOO units in 2010.
It's been about six months since a pair of soo units has been seen in the Twin Ports. Get your shots while you can!
A Geep rests in Glenwood Yard.
Here's a colorful house by the tracks.