With the new CP patch plan, who knows how long these will be around for? I think this was a nice shot for #10,000 out of my camera.
Soo 4441,4433,723 are slowly rolling west near the station in Marshfield with the 53 cars of train 17 on a nice July afternoon in 1984.
It's only about 3:30 on a warm 30 degree afternoon, but the sun is already near the horizon as two trains meet at Murray Siding. With a dreary forecast for the next couple of days, this would be ... (more)
Engineer Lohrbach changes ends as a classic pair of Soo Line geeps rest on fairly scary track.
Three geeps take an empty ballast train east on the Withrow Sub in a down pour. The train will be loaded at a rock pit near Dresser, WI before returning.
A pair of SOO geeps switch a scrap yard on the Camden Industrial Lead in north west Minneapolis.
Canadian Pacific's yard power in Thief River Falls includes SOO 4441 and one of the former stored SD60's SOO 6026. The old SOO Line Roundhouse, though only a fraction of the size it once was, appe... (more)
Two Geeps work Humboldt Yard at sunset.
The local rests on the siding in Brooten as the clouds finally move off to the east.
The La Crosse Roadswitcher power sits idle waiting for Monday.
Power sitting at Winona waiting to be picked up by CP 589.
A variety of power is sitting in the CP engine facility at Muskego Yard today, and included is a MILW bandit, SOO 4512. A good portion of Muskego Yard can be seen in the background.
Roadswitcher (local) from La Crosse, WI - Portage, WI. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)