The Pizza train returns south after an excursion to Palmers, with the classy Soo Line 700 in charge of the train. On the left is the beginning/end of I-35, on the right is the legendary Lake Super... (more)
On display for annual Train Days.
SOO 700 along with a SOO Caboose sit on display at St. Paul Union Depot during a night photo shoot
For a few minutes, Soo Line owned St. Paul. Here SOO GP30 no. 700 waits its turn to enter St. Paul Yard (Pigs Eye) while GP35 728 and two more GP30s lead a transfer job north out of the yard, and ... (more)
North Shore Return: After a day trip to Duluth and Two Harbors, the wife and I were returning home when I stumbled across the North Shore Scenic heading back to Duluth. This was a weekday, ... (more)
SOO GP30 700 sits on display in St. Paul
Steve Glischinski hoops orders up to Douglas Hildebrandt in a staged scene at Union Depot Train Days. The Soo 700 came from the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth, the second Duluth-based loc... (more)
Lake Superior Railroad Museum's Soo GP30 700 is teamed up with DM&IR SD18 193 as the pair heads along the north shore of Lake Superior toward Two Harbors where they will switch stored propane tank... (more)
Lake Superior Railroad Museum's Soo GP30 700 is teamed up with FP7A 2500A and caboose 1 to move 19 stored propane tank cars that are being placed back in service for the winter season. The museum'... (more)
Soo Line GP30 No. 700 sits inside the shop building at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth, Minnesota, on June 10, 2016. On the right is Duluth and Northeastern 2-8-0 No. 28 that is in the... (more)
Riding High. Lake Superior Railroad Museum's Mack industrial switcher positions a shop truck under Soo 700 during a wheel/motor swap on 700's original truck.
Soo Line GP30 speeds down the forest lined tracks as it takes passengers east from Duluth along the north shore of Lake Superior. Soo 700 is on Lake Superior Railroad Museum's roster.
Outside of the EMD F and E unit line the GP30 is the best aesthetically styled locomotive EMD has produced, in my humble opinion. How can one argue when seeing restored Soo Line 700 kicking up a p... (more)
Soo Line GP30 #700 rolls over a trestle across a creek between Duluth and Two Harbors, Minnesota on the North Shore Scenic Railroad.